Thirsty Thursday: Cranberry Cocktail Twist: The Cosmo!

It's almost turkey time which means it's time for a cranberry cocktail... here's a tried and true cocktail - the Cosmopolitan! Cheers!

Photo: The Perfect Details


  • Ice cubes
  • 1 1/2 fluid ounces lemon vodka
  • 1 fluid ounce Cointreau
  • 1 fluid ounce cranberry juice
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Long thin piece orange zest


Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the vodka, Cointreau, and cranberry and lime juices. Cover and shake vigorously to combine and chill. Strain the cosmopolitan into a chilled martini glass. Twist the orange zest over the drink and serve.
Note: The drink can also be stirred in a pitcher.

Recipe courtesy of the Food Network.