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Cranberry Margarita
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins

Cranberry Margarita is a sweet and tart festive cocktail to make this holiday season! It pairs beautifully with a quick and tasty charcuterie board. 

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: margarita, christmas, cocktail, red cocktail, red margarita
Servings: 1
Calories: 383 kcal
Author: Chelsea
Cranberry Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
Cranberry Margarita
  • 1.5 ounce silver blanco tequila
  • 0.75 ounce triple sec
  • 1.5 ounce cranberry simple syrup
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • margarita salt
  • cranberry juice
  • lime wedges, for garnish
  • cranberries, for garnish
Cranberry Simple Syrup
  1. Add granulated sugar, water, and cranberries to a pot and allow it to simmer over medium heat until cranberries are soft. Mash cranberries and strain. Discard cranberries. Allow the simple syrup to cool completely.

Cranberry Margarita
  1. Rim a glass with lime and dip into salt. Add ice to the glass and add a lime wedge to garnish.

  2. Combine tequila, triple sec, cranberry simple syrup, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker.

  3. Pour into the glass, add a splash of cranberry juice, and add extra cranberries to garnish.

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Margarita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 383
% Daily Value*
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Sugar 42g47%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.