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How to Make a Cranberry-Infused Holiday Margarita

It’s always fun to try different tastes during the holiday season, including new takes on mixed drinks. And a longtime favorite drink for many is the margarita, which you can add a splash of the holiday season to by blending fresh cranberries into the mix! The added fruit flavor and vivid red color make this twist as merry as the season itself!

Servings: 2


  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • ¾ cup cranberry juice
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
  • ½ cup tequila
  • ⅓ cup orange liqueur
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar


  1. Add the ingredients to a blender, and pulse until mostly smooth. Pour the liquid through a thin mesh strainer into a serving pitcher.
  2. Pour margarita over ice into two glasses, and top with fresh cranberries.
  3. Garnish each glass with a slice of lime.


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