Cranberry Sauce Mojitos

Yields 1

Prep Time 5 min

Total Time 5 mins

Ingredients

    For the Cocktail

    • 2 heaping Tablespoons of cranberry sauce
    • 8-10 mint leaves
    • 1 slice of lime
    • 2 oz. rum
    • 2-3 oz of sparkling water, chilled

    For the Garnish

    • Lime Slices
    • Fresh cranberries

    Directions

    1. Put the cranberry sauce, mint leaves and lime slice into the bottom of the glass; muddle all ingredients to release flavors and mix everything together.
    2. Add rum and mix with a bar spoon. Add ice and lime slices (if desired) and fill with sparkling water; gently stir.
    3. Garnish with cranberries and mint sprig.

    Recipe Notes

    Simple Cranberry Sauce:

    12 oz bag cranberries
    1 cup water
    1 cup orange juice
    3/4 cup sugar

    Mix everything together in a medium saucepan and simmer until thick; approximately one hour. Allow to cool.

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