Cranberry Mojito

Cranberry Mojito

 Impress your holiday guests  with this light, refreshing and delicious Cranberry Mojito cocktail! 
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I love a good cocktail, especially during the holidays. I'm not one who really drinks that much, but it's nice to have a drink or two during parties or celebrations. This holiday season I wanted to create something light and refreshing, but still full of flavor. This Cranberry Mojito turned out to be exactly what I was looking for!

Made with light cranberry juice and DASANI sparkling water, this mojito is low in calories and sugar. DASANI sparkling water is the perfect mixer because it has ZERO calories, no added colors, is caffeine-free, and naturally flavored. It adds the perfect amount of flavor and bubbles to this cocktail! Add fresh mint, lime juice and whole cranberries and it not only looks festive, but tastes festive too.

Cranberry Mojito | The Chef Next Door

DASANI Sparkling water comes in four delicious flavors - Lime, Berry, Lemon, and Black Cherry - and is available in a 12 pack of 12 oz cans. I've been sipping on the Black Cherry lately, which is equally as delicious as the Lime! I found all the flavors of the sparkling water at my local Walmart.  
Cranberry Mojito | The Chef Next Door

Now who's ready for a cocktail?

Cranberry Mojito
Author: Sarah Bates | The Chef Next Door
Serves 2
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5 large mint leaves
1/2 cup light cranberry juice 
3 Tablespoons rum
1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
Ice cubes
DASANI Sparkling Lime Water 
Fresh mint sprigs and whole cranberries, for garnish 

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves. Add the cranberry juice, rum, lime juice, and a handful of ice cubes. Cover with the lid and shake vigorously until chilled. Strain into two cocktail glasses filled with ice cubes. Top the drink off with the DASANI Sparkling Lime Water. Garnish with a few fresh whole cranberries and a mint sprig. 

Bon App├ętit!
Cranberry Mojito | The Chef Next Door
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