Cranberry-Lime Margaritas

Cranberry-Lime Margaritas

Treat your guests with these wonderful margaritas made using cranberry juice cocktail, tequila and lime juice– a delicious cold drink.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

26

servings

1
cup sugar
1
cup water
1
cup fresh lime juice
1 1/2
cups tequila
1/2
cup orange-flavored liqueur
1
bottle (64 oz) cranberry juice cocktail (8 cups)
Lime wedges
Coarse (kosher or sea) salt
Crushed ice
Additional lime wedges, if desired
  1. In 1-quart saucepan, heat sugar and water over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Pour into large heatproof pitcher. Cover; refrigerate 20 minutes.
  2. Add lime juice, tequila, liqueur and cranberry juice cocktail to sugar syrup in pitcher; mix well. Refrigerate until serving time.
  3. Rub rims of margarita or lowball glasses with lime wedges, then dip rims in salt. Fill glasses with crushed ice; pour margarita mixture over ice. Garnish with lime wedges.
Makes 26 servings (1/2 cup)
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Variation Tip
Other cocktail juices work well in this recipe too.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 116
    • Total Fat 0g
      • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
    • Sodium 0mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 21g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 0g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1/2 Fruit;
      • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.