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Presented in small decanters or glass bottles, Cranberry Liqueur makes a memorable gift. Attach a gift tag and include the following: "Cranberry Cosmopolitan: 1/2 cup Cranberry Liqueur, 1/4 cup Cointreau, 2 tablespoons lime juice. Mix with 1 cup crushed ice; strain into martini glass. Makes 2 cocktails."

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2003

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Credit: Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan; cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and cool completely.

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  • Place cranberries in a food processor; process 2 minutes or until finely chopped. Combine sugar mixture and cranberries in a large bowl; stir in vodka.

  • Pour the vodka mixture into clean jars; secure with lids. Let stand 3 weeks in a cool, dark place, shaking every other day.

  • Strain the cranberry mixture through a cheesecloth-lined sieve into a bowl, and discard solids. Carefully pour liqueur into clean bottles or jars.

  • Note: Liqueur can be stored refrigerated or at room temperature for up to a year.

Nutrition Facts

193 calories; calories from fat 0%; fat 0g; saturated fat 0g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0g; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 0.1mg; sodium 1.2mg; calcium 1.8mg.
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