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Cranberry Peppermint Martini

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This Cranberry Peppermint Martini is light, refreshing and perfect for sipping on once all the presents are wrapped under the tree or for serving up at holiday parties!

how to make a Cranberry Peppermint Martini

There are several things that scream the holidays. Snow, presents, cranberries, and of course, peppermint.

While I can’t necessarily help you with the snow and presents, I can help you with the cranberry and peppermint in this boozy holiday drink!

I love my seasonal cocktails as much as I love my seasonal coffee, candy and other holiday goodies so you know this is going to be good!

how to make a Cranberry Peppermint Martini

Cranberry Peppermint Martini

Ingredients:

how to make a Cranberry Peppermint Martini ingredients

Directions:

Crush up a single candy can into very small bits (or use pre-crushed candy cane pieces).

Mix sugar with crushed peppermint, then rim the Martini glass with simple syrup.

how to make a Cranberry Peppermint Martini

Turn the glass upside down and dredge the rim through the sugar and crushed peppermint.

In a cocktail shaker combine gin, cranberry juice, sweet vermouth and ice cubes.

Close lid and shake, shake, shake!

Strain into a chilled Martini glass.

Serve and Enjoy!

how to make a Cranberry Peppermint Martini

Want more Christmas Cocktails? Give these a try:

Cranberry Peppermint Martini

Cranberry Peppermint Martini

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This Cranberry Peppermint Martini is light, refreshing and perfect for sipping on once all the presents are wrapped under the tree or for serving up at holiday parties!

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces Gin
  • 2 ounces Cranberry Juice
  • 1-ounce Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 Peppermint Stick
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • Simple Syrup
  • Ice Cubes

Instructions

  1. Crush up a single candy can into very small bits (or use pre-crushed candy cane pieces).
  2. Mix sugar with crushed peppermint, then rim the Martini glass with simple syrup.
  3. Turn the glass upside down and dredge the rim through the sugar and crushed peppermint.
  4. In a cocktail shaker combine gin, cranberry juice, sweet vermouth and ice cubes. Close lid and shake, shake, shake!
  5. Strain into a chilled Martini glass.
  6. Serve and Enjoy!

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