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Cranberry Spritzer

Cranberry Spritzer
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  • 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
  • 2 cups sparkling apple cider 
  • 5 strawberries 
  • 2 1/3-ounce packages strawberry-flavored Pop Rocks candy (optional)


  1. In a large pitcher, combine the cranberry juice and cider.
  2. Cut 1 strawberry in half, rub the rims of 4 glasses with the cut pieces, and dip the rims in the Pop Rocks to coat (if using).
  3. Serve the juice mixture over ice in the prepared glasses. Garnish with the remaining whole strawberries. (For an adult version, add 1 ounce vodka to each drink. Enjoy after the kids go to sleep.)

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 154(0% from fat)
  • Fat 0g (sat 0g)
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Carbohydrate 39g
  • Sodium 13mg
  • Protein 0g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 36g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Red, yellow, and green apples
Pat washed fruits and veggies dry before bagging them for storage. Damp items spoil quickly.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.