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Roasted Cranberry Bourbon Crush

  • Author: Jennifer Stewart
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 cocktails 1x


Roasted honey cranberries pair nicely with tart cranberry juice, caramel hinted bourbon and bubbly lemon-lime soda.  This Cranberry Bourbon Crush is perfect for a large batch of punch at your holiday party!



Honey Roasted Cranberries

12 ounces fresh cranberries

1/2 cup honey

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

For the Cranberry Bourbon Crush Cocktail

1/2 cup cranberry juice

1/2 cup cranberry Sprite

1/4 cup bourbon

2 tablespoons honey roasted cranberries

cranberries for garnish


Make the Honey Roasted Cranberries

Preheat the oven to 350F.

Combine the cranberries, honey, and balsamic vinegar.

Pour onto a parchment-lined baking sheet or one with a silicone baking sheet.

Bake for 20 minutes or until they start to burst.

Remove and let them cool for a few minutes.

Store in an air-tight container for up to 3 days.

Make the Roasted Cranberry Bourbon Crush

Combine the Bourbon, cranberry juice, and cranberry soda.

Stir in the roasted cranberries.

Divide between two glasses with ice.

Garnish with fresh cranberries.


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  • Category: Cocktails