Entertaining, Holiday, Recipes

12 Days of Cocktails: Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss

It’s day eight of our 12 Days of Cocktails! Today we have an easy, fruity cocktail perfect for sipping during cocktail hour and can be made for a crowd. The Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss comes from Thanksgiving.com.


  • 16 ounces cranberry juice cocktail
  • 8 ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces amaretto
  • 3 ounces fresh orange juice
  • Ice
  • Clementines, peeled and separated into segments, for garnish
  • Rosemary sprig, for garnish


  1. Mix cranberry juice, vodka, amaretto and orange juice into a pitcher.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve.
  3. Fill cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  4. Pour eight ounces of cranberry juice cocktail mixture into a shaker.
  5. Cover with lid and shake vigorously.
  6. Strain into martini glasses.
  7. Garnish each glass with a clementine segment and sprig of fresh rosemary.

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