cranberry margaritas

Cranberry Margaritas

Bright, festive Cranberry Margaritas are perfect for upcoming holiday parties!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cranberry Margaritas
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jaida

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups 6 oz cranberries, fresh or thawed
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice (~)5-6 limes
  • 3/4 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup orange liqueur

Instructions

  • Pour the cranberry juice into the blender, reserving 1 tablespoon.
  • Place three tablespoons of sugar on a small plate, and pour the tablespoon of cranberry juice on another small plate.
  • Dip the rims of 4 glass in the cranberry juice, and then in the sugar.
  • Place the remaining ingredients in the blender, keeping a few berries back for garnish.
  • Blend for 30 seconds, or until smooth.
  • Pour into a pitcher through a fine mesh strainer to catch the cranberry pulp. Mash mixture wth a spatula to help it through the strainer faster.
  • Pour the strained margarita into glasses and garnish with reserved berries on decorative toothpicks.

Notes

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