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Cranberry Old Fashioned Cocktail

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Amy Burke
Make a festive holiday cocktail by adding leftover whole-berry cranberry sauce to bourbon and soda.


  • 1 orange wedge
  • 1 sugar cube
  • Dash of bitters
  • Crushed ice
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • Club soda
  • Garnish: orange twist and fresh cranberries

How to Make It

  1. Mash orange wedge, sugar cube, and bitters against bottom and sides of a 10-oz. old fashioned glass using a muddler or wooden spoon. Fill glass with crushed ice. Stir in bourbon, cranberry sauce, and a splash of club soda. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.