Super Simple Cranberry Margaritas combine tequila, cointreau, fresh lime juice, and cranberry juice. Use a cocktail shaker and plenty of ice to get everything mixed, and a nice salt rim on your glasses. So good!
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword cranberry margaritas, simple margaritas
Prep Time 10minutes
Author Sue Ringsdorf
4oz.tequila- use good quality
2oz.orange liqueur- I use Cointreau
2-3oz.fresh lime juice- freshly squeezed
6oz.cranberry apple juice- bottled juice
lots of ice
lime wedges- for serving
kosher salt- for rim of glasses
Prepare in advance. 1) Squeeze limes and store fresh juice in the refrigerator. 2) Place juice in refrigerator. 3) Place liqueurs cocktail shaker (or jar,), and glasses on your counter.
At party time, prepare margarita glasses. Pour kosher salt on a plate. Take a lime wedge and run it around the rims of your glasses. Dip glasses in salt.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the tequila, orange liqueur, fresh lime juice, and cranberry apple juice. Shake vigorously.
Pour immediately into two prepared margarita glasses. Garnish with lime. Repeat for additional cocktails.