Surprise your holiday guests with a tart cocktail twist.

By Melinda Page and Ashley Tate
Updated October 26, 2006
Beatriz 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 Simpleton Cocktail) or a shot of OJ for a fruity infusion.

Reward: A swizzle stick that adds sass to your sauce.