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Cranberry-Lime Margaritas

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Cranberry-Lime Margaritas
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 26
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Treat your guests with these wonderful margaritas made using cranberry juice cocktail, tequila and lime juice– a delicious cold drink.
Updated Mar 14, 2012

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Other cocktail juices work well in this recipe too.

Nutrition

116 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 21g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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