Cranberry Orange Margarita

November 21, 2020
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Photo by HeidiMoyer
  • Prep time 1 minute
  • Cook time 1 minute
  • Serves 1
Author Notes

THIS for the holidays. Margaritas that taste like the winter months and still give you a little Mexi-zing. Everyone who knows me understand that I will never turn down a margarita (and chips and salsa for that matter). I love how simple this recipe is and how freaking pretty! You can make this by the batch too- and when people arrive over the holidays- if you are keeping to the immediate fam- whichever, honestly, just pour a glass at the start of night and the night will go swimmingly well. Cheers and cheers! —HeidiMoyer

What You'll Need
  • 1 shot 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1 shot Cointreau
  • 2 shots Cranberry juice
  • 1 tablespoon halved fresh cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pink sea salt
  • 1 small orange- zested
  • 1 slice of orange
  1. Run the cut end of the orange around the rim of a low-ball glass, dip the glass into the salty, zesty sugar. Fill glass with ice.
  2. Add a few halved cranberries to the glass. Pour over 1 generous shot of tequila, 1 shot Cointreau, and 2 shots of cranberry juice.
  3. Stir, garnish with an orange wedge.

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