Ho ho ho! Let the merriment begin in earnest with a Santa Clausmopolitan! This fruity, chilled cocktail is holiday-vibrant both in color and flavor, brimming with festive notes of orange, cranberry, and lime. Santa Clausmopolitan is refreshing, sweet, and crisp; the best present to yourself this season will be another glass of it!
Ingredients• lime wedge, for the rim • white sanding sugar, for the rim • ice, for shaking • 1 cup vodka • 1 1/2 cups cranberry juice • 1/4 cup triple sec • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries, optional, for garnish
Run the lime wedge around the rim of your martini glasses.
Dip the rim of the martini glasses in the white sanding sugar, creating a sugar rim.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
Add the vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, and lime juice into the cocktail shaker and shake until cold.
Strain the drink evenly into the martini glasses.
Garnish with cranberries and serve.