Add Cranberries to Holiday Cocktails

Surprise your holiday guests with a tart cocktail twist.

By Melinda Page and Ashley Tate
Cocktail with cranberriesBeatriz da Costa

Original purpose: Sweetening the stuffing.
Aha! use: Tarting up a holiday cocktail. Place three on a toothpick and serve in a Simpleton (click the link to make the Simple Cocktail Punch) or a shot of OJ for a fruity infusion.
Reward: A swizzle stick that adds sass to your sauce.

 

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