Cranberry Tequila Cocktail Recipe | PBS Food

by Alex Thomopoulos


Prep time: 10 Minutes

Yield: Serves 4 to 6

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  • 2 cups cranberry juice
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 cup blanco tequila
  • ¼ cup Honey-Rosemary Simple Syrup, more to taste
  • Lime wedges, mint sprigs, and fresh cranberries, for garnish


  1. In a pitcher over ice, combine the cranberry juice, lime juice, tequilla, and simple syrup.
  2. Stir until cold and pour over ice in a rocks glass.
  3. Top with a splash of seltzer water and garnish each with a lime wedge, a mint sprig, and a few fresh cranberries.
  4. To make the simple syrup: In a small saucepan, combine equal parts honey and water and mix well.
  5. Add a few sprigs of rosemary.
  6. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring until honey is dissolved.
  7. Remove from heat and let cool.
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