Festive Cranberry Margaritas
Traditionally, margaritas are considered a warm weather drink, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy this delicious and popular cocktail all year long! This holiday-friendly version lends a festive twist with its bright splash of color and a fun, seasonal cranberry garnish.
Yield: 1 margarita
Total Prep Time: 5 minutes
- 3 oz. Tequila
- 2 oz. Cointreau (or other orange liqueur)
- 2 oz. cranberry juice
- 3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
- Fresh rosemary sprigs, bottom leaves removed, approximately 2-3” long
- Fresh cranberries
- Fresh lime wedges
To make a cranberry sprig garnish, carefully thread 3 fresh cranberries onto tough rosemary stems. Set aside.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add Tequila, Cointreau, cranberry and lime juice.
Shake well and strain into ice-filled glasses.
Garnish with rosemary sprigs and lime wedges, if desired. Serve immediately.