Cucumber-Mint Cooler

Fresh cucumbers and mint are muddled to create this refreshing drink. Slideshows:  More Nonalcoholic Drinks 

Cucumber-Mint Cooler
Photo: © Frances Janisch
1 drink


  • Four 1-inch cubes of seedless cucumber, plus 1 cucumber spear for garnish

  • 10 mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig for garnish

  • 2 ounces Simple Syrup

  • 1 1/4 ounces fresh lime juice

  • Ice cubes, plus crushed ice


  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber cubes and mint leaves with the Simple Syrup. Add ice cubes and the lime juice and shake well. Double strain into a crushed ice–filled white wine glass and garnish with the cucumber spear and mint sprig.

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