This mistletoe margarita is perfect for your next holiday party

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Margaritas aren’t just a cocktail reserved for warm weather, they can also add some heat to the holiday season! Celebrate the holidays with this uniquely delicious mistletoe margarita featuring cranberries and rosemary sprigs. 


  • Coarse salt for the rim
  • Ice cubes
  • 2 ounces Grand Marnier (or any orange-flavored liqueur)
  • 2 ounces white cranberry juice
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • Fresh cranberries for garnish
  • Rosemary for garnish
  • Lime for garnish

Tools Used


  1. Rim each glass with a lime wedge and then dip the rim in the coarse salt.
  1. Fill each glass with ice.
  1. In a cocktail shaker, add 3-4 ice cubes, Grand Marnier (or orange-flavored liqueur you are using), tequila, cranberry juice, lime juice and syrup and shake for 30 to 60 seconds.
  1. Pour the cocktail mixture into the glasses filled with ice.
  2. Garnish with fresh cranberries, a sprig of rosemary and extra limes, if desired.

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