Cranberry Whiskey Winter Cocktail


Hi Loves,

I have been dying to share this simple drink recipe with you! Since it’s the last day of blogmas, we need to end it on a high note; and what better way to do that than with a whiskey cocktail?

I present to you … Mrs. Claus Cranberry Whiskey Cocktail. This recipe is originally from the College Housewife, but I wanted to share it with you all!


  • Cranberry juice
  • Cinnamon stick or ground cinnamon
  • Whiskey or Bourbon
  • Rosemary Simple Syrup (Combine water, sugar, and rosemary sprigs in a small pan. Bring to a boil and stir until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let syrup steep until cooled. Strain rosemary from mixture and put in a sealed jar.)
  • Cranberries, dehydrated oranges, or cinnamon sticks to garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with 1 cinnamon stick or a pinch of ground cinnamon. Add cranberry juice, whiskey, rosemary simple syrup, and ice. The measurements are whatever works best for you. I recommend 1 shot of whiskey and pour in as much cranberry juice as needed. The rosemary simple syrup is strong, so don’t add too much if you aren’t looking for a sweet drink. I recommend using half an ounce of the simple syrup.
  2. Shake the mixture for 30 seconds and pour into a chilled whiskey glass or coup glass. Serve with a rosemary sprig, dehydrated oranges, or cranberries.

I hope this recipe doesn’t leave you bittersweet like I am right now. This is the last blog of 2020, and man has it been a ride. I’m looking forward to bringing you guys more fun content in 2021.

See you in the new year, same time, same place. Until then, Spread Kindness.



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