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Cranberry Lime Vodka Christmas Spritzer

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword vodka


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 12 oz bag fresh cranberries
  • 2 limes slices and squeezed
  • 1 liter tonic water
  • 1-2 cups vodka (to taste)
  • cream soda
  • sugared rosemary sprigs for garnish


  • Start by adding your water, sugar, and cranberries to a sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Strain off cranberries into a separate bowl and pour remaining syrup into small bowl and let cool.
  • While the syrup is cooling, add your sliced and squeezed limes and tonic water to a large pitcher and mix.
  • Add 1-2 cups of Vodka to the mix and stir (more or less depending on how strong you want it).
  • Once the cranberry syrup has cooled, add it to the mixture and stir well. You can add a few of the cooked cranberries if desired to the pitcher.
  • Pour into cup over ice, top with a little bit of cream soda from the can. Garnish with rosemary sprigs wet down with water and dipped in sugar.