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Cranberry Juice Cocktail

Yield Makes about 8 drinks

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 cups cranberry juice
  • 1 cup fresh lime or lemon juice
  • Seltzer
  • Lime slices for garnish

How to Make It

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water and sugar and bring to a boil. Cook over moderate heat, stirring just until the sugar dissolves. Let cool.

  2. Fill a pitcher with the sugar syrup, cranberry juice and lime juice and chill. Pour into ice-filled Collins glasses about three-quarters full. Add seltzer and garnish with a lime slice.