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 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 26

Ingredients

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.

Expert Tips

Other cocktail juices work well in this recipe too.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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