Don’t let your leftover cranberry sauce go to waste; turn them into a festive margarita or mocktail.
Wasting leftovers is a crime in my book, but sometimes I am at a loss for what to do with certain things.
Take cranberry sauce for example. What do you do with the leftovers?
Let’s be honest, I didn’t really even start liking cranberry sauce until a few years ago, so I have only had a few years to experiment with leftover cranberry sauce.
Usually it’s used to top my pancakes, but this year I wanted to come up with something more creative.Don't let your leftover #cranberry sauce go to waste; turn them into a festiveÂ margarita or #mocktailClick To Tweet
I ended up forgetting what ingredients they used and based my recipe off how I typically make margaritas with tequila and orange liqueur or triple sec.
I also had some oranges from making the cranberry sauce, so I used that as my citrus instead of limes.
Since my niece was helping me film the video, we decided to also make a mocktail version.
And that’s it. You can make these for Thanksgiving dinner, post-Thanksgiving or anytime over the holidays. Or go rogue and make them whenever you see cranberries in the store. Your cranberry sauce won’t go to waste because I have another few leftover cranberry sauce ideas coming your way soon!
Don't let your leftover cranberry sauce go to waste; turn them into a festive margarita or mocktail.
What You'll Need:
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup cranberry sauce
- 2 ounces tequila
- 1 ounce orange liqueur or triple sec
- 1-2 cups ice plus more for serving
How to Make It:
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
Strain into a glass filled with ice.
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