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Who says margaritas are just for summer? Celebrate the holidays with this festive frozen drink featuring both cranberry juice cocktail and fresh cranberries. Reserve some of those fresh berries to make a simple garnish.

Christine Hale
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Credit: Andrea M. Gómez; Styling: Miranda Jones

Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 to 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pour 1/4 cup cranberry juice into a shallow bowl. Pour 3 tbsp. sugar onto a plate. Dip rims of 4 to 6 widemouthed glasses (6 to 8 oz., suitable for margaritas) into juice, then sugar. Set glasses aside.

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  • Reserve 12 cranberries. In a blender, whirl the remaining cranberries, cranberry juice, and sugar, the lime juice, tequila, orange liqueur, and ice until smooth and slushy. If necessary, blend in 2 batches, then mix together. Divide among glasses and garnish with reserved berries, skewered on toothpicks.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

324 calories; calories from fat 1%; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 49g; fiber 7.1g; sodium 3.6mg.
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