Merry Cranberry Margaritas

Thursday , 5, December 2013 Leave a comment

Cranberry Margarita

Holiday Drinks are in the air!

If you’re a Margarita Lover..this one’s for you ūüėČ

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups Cranberry Juice Cocktail… divided
  • 1/2 cup Sugar… divided
  • 1¬†1/2 cups fresh or frozen Cranberries… rinsed
  • 3/4 cup fresh Lime Juice
  • 3/4 cup Tequila
  • 1/2 cup Orange-flavored Liqueur… such as Cointreau
  • 3 cups coarsely Crushed Ice
  • Skewers
  • 1 cup Light Karo Syrup
  • 1 cup Sugar

Directions:

  • In a blender..Combine¬†Cranberries.. Cranberry Juice..Sugar.. Lime juice.. Tequila.. Orange Liqueur and Ice until smooth and slushy.
  • You can¬†blend in 2 batches… then mix together.
  • Pour 3 tbsp. Sugar onto a plate. Pour 1/4 cup Cranberry Juice into a shallow bowl.
  • Dip rims of 4 to 6 wide mouthed martini or margarita glasses into bowl of¬†juice.. then sugar.
  • Pour drink into Sugar rimmed martini Glass.
  • Add a Cranberry¬†Swizzle Stick for garnish.
  • ** To Make Cranberry Swizzle Sticks:
  • Skewer Several Cranberries
  • Lightly brush with Karo Syrup
  • Sprinkle with Sugar
  • Place skewers on waxed paper and put in freezer to set.

 

Recipe adapted from MyRecipes.com

Merry Cranberry Margaritas

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