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The Best Vodka Cranberry Recipe

This is seriously the best Vodka Cranberry Recipe that you’ve ever had! Take this classic cocktail to the next level with this simply delicious recipe.

The Best Vodka Cranberry Recipe

This vodka cranberry cocktail is perfect for all of your Christmas parties this holiday season! The crisp, fresh flavour pairs beautifully with our homemade cranberry simple syrup and ocean spray cranberry juice.

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Serve this cranberry juice cocktail in a highball glass with a lime wedge at your next holiday party. This simple cocktail is easily made festive this time of year!

The Best Vodka Cranberry Recipe

Recipes with classic, simple ingredients are the best way to get the perfect balance of cranberry flavor! Traditionally cranberry juice is combined with a shot of vodka in a cocktail shaker to make a vodka cranberry drink.

More holiday drink recipes:

Be sure to check out these 20+ Best Christmas Cocktails too!

The Best Vodka Cranberry Recipe

How to garnish cranberry cocktails:

  • Add lime slices to the rim of the cocktail glass.
  • Use cocktail picks to skewer fresh cranberries.
  • Add a curl of orange peel to highlight the orange flavors.
  • Create a sugar rim on the glass by dipping it in water and then white sugar.
  • Add a cinnamon stick or star anise to the glass.
The Best Vodka Cranberry Recipe

Variations for cranberry cocktail recipes:

  • Experiment with different flavours! Try adding fresh limes, grapefruit juice, orange juice or fresh lime juice to this recipe.  
  • Use vodka infused with lemon, lime or oranges for an added tart flavor.  
  • Ginger ale or simple syrup can be added to this recipe for more sweetness and carbination.
  • Try adding orange liqueur, triple sec, club soda, lemon lime soda or tonic water.
  • Pomegranate seeds could be used instead of cranberries to create a pomegranate cocktail.
The Best Vodka Cranberry Recipe

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Some of my kitchen essentials for cocktails:

Vodka Cranberry Ingredients

Vodka Cranberry Recipe:

Ingredients:

Note: the homemade cranberry simple syrup really takes this cocktail to the next level however, store bought simple syrup would work as well.

Vodka Cranberry Process

Directions:

  1. Combine juice, vodka and simple syrup into a cocktail glass.
  2. Add ice cubes to fill the glass.
  3. Serve.
Vodka Cranberry Process

A great way to make a number of easy vodka cocktails would be to double or triple this recipe and make it in a large pitcher. This makes the perfect cocktail and festive drink for holiday parties!

Vodka Cranberry Recipe

This cranberry cocktail recipe is honestly the easiest cocktail to make for any occasion! We try to have a bottle of vodka and a jug of real cranberry juice in the house at all times so that we’re ready any time.

Vodka Cranberry Recipe

Spread the holiday cheer with this Christmas cranberry drink, it’s sure to become one of your new favorite holiday cocktails!

The Best Vodka Cranberry Recipe

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The Best Vodka Cranberry Recipe

The Best Vodka Cranberry Recipe

This is seriously the best Vodka Cranberry Recipe that you've ever had! Take this classic cocktail to the next level with this simply delicious recipe.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Author: Heather Painchaud
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Ingredients
 

  • 5 oz cranberry juice
  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz cranberry simple syrup
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  • Combine juice, vodka and simple syrup into a cocktail glass.
  • Add ice cubes to fill the glass.
  • Serve.

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