Cranberry Ginger Margaritas

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Cranberry Ginger Margaritas | @simplywhisked

The holiday season is almost upon us. There’s been Christmas decorations littering my stores for at least a month now, but I still never feel fully prepared for all the excitement and craziness that the holidays bring (I mean the good kind of craziness). I’m always looking for ways to simplify this time of year, and having a fun cocktail – or mocktail – recipe ready to go is a great way to get started.

Cranberry Ginger Margaritas | @simplywhisked

This cranberry ginger margarita is a fun twist on my regular cranberry margaritas, but the addition of ginger beer gives it holiday spin. I can make as few or as many cranberry ginger margaritas as I want, and it doesn’t matter.

Cranberry Ginger Margaritas | @simplywhisked

To make things even easier, I give myself a free pass on dishes and choose Vanity Fair® Everyday Napkins and Dixie Ultra® Holiday Plates – also available at Target near the other disposable tableware items – because they’re dependable and make cleaning up a breeze. I don’t ever have to worry if all the dishes will fit in the dishwasher, and I can spend a lot more time with my family. I think that’s extra important right now because Ellie is still so little. I really don’t want to miss any moments.

Cranberry Ginger Margaritas | @simplywhisked

If you want to make a non-alcoholic version of this drink, simply replace the 4 ounces of tequila with an additional ounce of cranberry juice and lime juice. Then add a little extra ginger ale to fill up the cup. It’s a great seasonal mocktail.

If you’re looking for other festive holiday cocktails, try these jam cocktails or rosemary champagne cocktail.

Cranberry Ginger Margaritas | @simplywhisked

Cranberry Ginger Margaritas

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


  • 4 ounces tequila
  • 4 ounces cranberry juice
  • 2 ounces lime juice
  • 1 can Canada Dry Ginger Ale®
  • Ice
  • Lime slices


  1. In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine tequila, cranberry juice and lime juice. Shake until cold and strain into glasses filled with ice.
  2. Top with ginger ale and garnish with a lime slice.


  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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Cranberry Ginger Margaritas | @simplywhisked

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