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Christmas Cranberry Margarita

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This pretty and delicious Cranberry Margarita is perfect for Holiday parties. Cranberries are combined with tequila, lime juice, and an easy to make simple syrup then shaken over ice. If you like margaritas you will love this Holiday cocktail!

Cranberry Margarita for the Holidays

Christmas Cranberry Margarita

The flavors in this cranberry margarita are so fantastic and you could easily this year round with any cranberry juice. Red cranberry juice is the best for this festive cocktail, white cranberry juice can also be used.

This cranberry cocktail is the perfect Christmas and New Years drink. Made with only 5 simple ingredients, it’s super easy to make and comes together in only 10 minutes.

Ingredients you will need:

  • Tequila
  • Triple Sec
  • Cranberry Juice
  • Lime Juice
  • Simple Syrup (water and sugar)
  • Cranberries
  • Limes

Christmas Margarita

How To Make Cranberry Margaritas

Using a large pitcher, mix together the first five ingredients and stir.
Fill your glasses with Ice.
Pour your margarita into the glasses.
Garnish with lime wedges and cranberries.
Enjoy!

Make sure to add Garnish!

To make this cranberry margarita look beautiful and festive, add a slice of lime to the rim and top with fresh cranberries. You can also dip the rim in sea salt (or green colored sugar) and add a sprig of rosemary.

So festive and great to sip on while at home watching holiday movies and wrapping presents. Also a huge hit for gatherings and everyone always wants the recipe.

Cranberry Margaritas for Christmas

RECIPE NOTES

  • You can either purchase fresh cranberries and freeze them ahead of time, or buy them already frozen.
  • Fresh squeezed lime juice is the best. Skip the bottled.
  • Don’t substitute 100% cranberry juice for the cranberry juice cocktail.
  • Use a good quality silver tequila.

Other Christmas Cocktails You Will Love

Chocolate White Russian

Jack Frost Cocktail

Cranberry Mimosa

Gingerbread White Russian

Servings: 4

Christmas Cranberry Margarita

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
 
This pretty and delicious Cranberry Margarita is perfect for Holiday parties. Cranberries are combined with tequila, lime juice, and an easy to make simple syrup then shaken over ice. If you like margaritas you will love this Holiday cocktail!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Tequila
  • 1/2 cup Triple Sec
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries

Simple Syrup

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Using a large pitcher, mix together the first five ingredients and stir.

  2. Fill your glasses with Ice.

  3. Pour your margarita into the glasses.

  4. Garnish with lime wedges and cranberries.

  5. Enjoy!

Simple Syrup

  1. Bring the water and sugar to a boil in a small pot over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes. Set aside to cool. Store the syrup in your fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts
Christmas Cranberry Margarita
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 446 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 36mg2%
Potassium 116mg3%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 46g51%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 44IU1%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Christmas Cranberry Margarita

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