Spicy Cranberry Margarita

This red and green marg gets its spiciness from jalapeño chiles.
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Spicy Cranberry Margaritas

Recipe by Nicole Papantoniou

Start to Finish: 5 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, plus more for garnish
  • 4 tsp. sugar
  • 4 thin slices of jalapeño chile, plus more for garnish
  • Ice
  • 6 oz. silver tequila
  • 2 oz. orange liqueur
  • 2 oz. fresh lime juice


Divide 1/4 cup cranberries, sugar, and 4 jalapeño slices among 4 glasses. Muddle cranberries; fill glasses with ice. In cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake tequila, liqueur, and lime juice. Strain into glasses; stir. Garnish.