A Zesty Thanksgiving Cocktail: The Cranberry and Lime Margarita

November 15, 2023

Thanksgiving, a time of gratitude and gatherings, is traditionally marked by a feast of turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. However, why not spice up this year’s celebration with a fun and festive cocktail? The Cranberry and Lime Margarita – offers a refreshing change from the usual holiday drinks.

Cranberry and Lime Margarita Recipe


  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 oz cranberry juice (unsweetened)
  • 0.5 oz Cointreau
  • Fresh cranberries and lime slices for garnish
  • Ice
  • Salt or sugar for rimming the glass (optional)


  • Prepare the Glass: If you’re rimming the glass with salt or sugar, run a lime wedge around the edge of the glass and dip it into a plate of salt or sugar.
  • Mix the Drink: In a shaker, combine tequila, lime juice, cranberry juice, and triple sec with ice. Shake well until chilled.
  • Serve: Strain the mixture into the prepared glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish: Add a few fresh cranberries and a slice of lime on the rim or float them on top for a festive look.

This Cranberry and Lime Margarita is a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving feast but also a reminder that traditions can evolve, and new memories can be created with a little creativity and zest. So, raise your glass this Thanksgiving and make a toast to good times, gratitude, and the joy of trying something new!

This Cranberry Margarita pairs perfectly with the Turkey Tacos found here

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