Santa Clausmopolitan

Posted: December 6

Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Ho ho ho! Let the merriment begin in earnest with a Santa Clausmopolitan! This fruity, chilled cocktail is holiday-vibrant both in color and flavor, brimming with festive notes of orange, cranberry, and lime. Santa Clausmopolitan is refreshing, sweet, and crisp; the best present to yourself this season will be another glass of it!


• lime wedge, for the rim • white sanding sugar, for the rim • ice, for shaking • 1 cup vodka • 1 1/2 cups cranberry juice • 1/4 cup triple sec • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries, optional, for garnish


Step 1

Run the lime wedge around the rim of your martini glasses.

Step 2

Dip the rim of the martini glasses in the white sanding sugar, creating a sugar rim.

Step 3

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

Step 4

Add the vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, and lime juice into the cocktail shaker and shake until cold.

Step 5

Strain the drink evenly into the martini glasses.

Step 6

Garnish with cranberries and serve.

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