Cranberry Citrus Zinger

A delightful blend of sweet cranberry juice, tangy lime, and smooth tequila, the Cranberry Citrus Zinger is a refreshing and invigorating cocktail that perfectly balances sweet and tart flavors. With a hint of orange and the subtle sparkle of sugared cranberries, this cocktail is a delightful choice for any occasion.

Cranberry Citrus Zinger

A refreshing and invigorating cranberry margarita with a perfect balance of sweet and tart flavors.

4.85 from 70 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins


  • 2 oz sweet cranberry juice
  • 1 1/2 oz tequila
  • 1/2 oz Cointreau
  • 1 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 oz cranberry simple syrup
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • Sugared cranberries (for garnish)
  • Salt (for the rim)


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add the lime juice, Cointreau, cranberry simple syrup, tequila, orange zest, and cranberry juice to the shaker.
  3. Shake the ingredients with ice for 20 seconds.
  4. Rim the edge of the glass with salt.
  5. Strain the cranberry margarita into a glass filled with ice.
  6. Garnish with sugared cranberries.