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Frosted Mistletoe Margarita | halfbakedharvest.com
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Frosted Mistletoe Margarita

Simply blend everything together for a festive holiday cocktail that’s perfectly icy, sweet, and delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 1
Calories: 292kcal


  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) no sugar added cranberry juice
  • 3/4 ounce Cointreau (orange liquor)
  • juice from 1/2 a lime
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2-3 teaspoons honey, use more or less to your taste
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 1 cup ice
  • rosemary and sugared cranberries, for serving (optional)


  • 1. Combine the sugar and salt on a shallow plate. Rim each glass in salted sugar.
    2. In a blender, combine the tequila, cranberry juice, orange liquor, lime juice, cranberries, and honey. Add the ice and blend until slushy. Add the orange zest and blend to combine. Pour into your prepared glasses. Garnish with rosemary and sugared cranberries, if desired. Drink!


  • 1. In a medium bowl, stir together 2 cups fresh cranberries with 1/2 cup pure maple syrup. Let sit 10-15 minutes. Strain the cranberries, then add them to a parchment lined baking sheet.
    2. Toss the cranberries with 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar until all the cranberries are coated. Allow the cranberries to dry, in a single layer, for at least one hour.


Calories: 292kcal