Chef MZ’s Cranberry Margarita Recipe

Get the party started at your Thanksgiving feast with Chef MZ’s Cranberry Margarita. 


  • 1 cup cranberry sauce
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup water  


  • 2 cups ice
  • 1/2 cup cranberry mix
  • 2 oz tequila
  • sugar for rim of glass


    1. In a sauce pot combine the cranberry, lime juice, sugar, orange juice, mint and water.
    2. Simmer on medium heat until cranberry and sugar has melted.
    3. Remove from heat and let cool.
    4. When cooled, blend and strain.
    5. In a blender, add the ice, cranberry mix and tequila. Blend until smooth. 
    6. In a Margarita glass, rub a lime around the rim and dip the rim in sugar. Pour Margarita in the glass and garnish with lime.