Slushy Red Roosters

Try our freeze-ahead Slushy Red Roosters, and ask a guest to tend the blender.


Makes 3 qt.

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Freeze: 24 Hours
Stand: 5 Minutes


4 cups cranberry juice cocktail
1 (12-oz.) can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
2 cups vodka
4 1/2 cups water


1. Stir together cranberry juice cocktail, orange juice concentrate, vodka, and 4 1/2 cups water. Place 1 (1-gal.) zip-top plastic freezer bag inside another 1-gal. zip-top plastic freezer bag. Pour about 4 cups cranberry mixture into inside bag. Seal both bags. Repeat procedure with remaining cranberry mixture. (Double bagging is a precaution to avoid spills.) Freeze bags 24 hours. Remove bags from freezer; let stand 5 minutes. Process cranberry mixture, 1 bag at a time, in a blender or food processor until desired consistency. Pour into glasses. Serve immediately.


Judi Burns, Monroeville, Alabama,

December 2008