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Cosmopolitan Cocktail

This is the best Cosmopolitan Cocktail recipe! Made with only 4 simple ingredients this cosmopolitan drink is perfect for parties!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 187kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $3

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 1/2 ounces cranberry juice Ocean Spray brand
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce Cointreau any orange liqueur

Instructions

  • Squeeze the lime to make fresh lime juice.
  • Pour in the cranberry juice, vodka, lime juice, and Cointreau into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
    lime juice, cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker
  • Shake for 20-30 seconds.
  • Strain the cocktail into a coupe glass.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel, wedge, or twist.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Always use freshly squeezed lime juice. 
Use your favorite vodka for this recipe. 
Shaking the cocktail with ice is a very important step to diluting and mixing the cocktail.
Switch it up and use cranberry-pom juice or cranberry-apple juice for a fun twist!
Add cranberries or rosemary to make it festive for the holidays!

Nutrition

Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin C: 8mg