New Years Eve Drink – Cranberry Lemon Drops

A perfect New Year’s Eve drink recipe! Who needs a delicious cocktail recipe to clink when the clock strikes midnight? Whether you’re at a friends house or watching the ball drop in Times Square from the comfort of your living room, this easy New Year’s Eve drink recipe is perfect to say “Cheers!” to the New Year!

New Year's Eve Drink Recipe! A cranberry lemon drop cocktail you'll want to serve your New Year's Eve guests - a little cheers to go around! Learn how to make this cocktail now!

The cranberry and lemon flavors marry perfectly in this delicious cocktail. Katie and I usually stay home and have a nice drink or two while we’re listening to the bands play from all over the country on the New Year’s Rockin’ Eve party and waiting for the clock to strike 12!


New Year's Eve Drink Recipe. A cranberry and lemon drop drink recipe.

What are your New Year’s Eve traditions? Do you do anything special? Do you have a signature drink?


New Year's Eve Cocktail Recipe with Cranberry and Lemon Flavors

If you don’t have a signature cocktail that you use for your parties, this cranberry lemon drop recipe can easily become your New Year’s Eve drink! Whip up a batch now and try it out! We love it. You’ll love it!


New Year's Eve Drink Recipe

Enough yappin’, let’s get to the recipe!

New Year’s Eve Drink Recipe
Cranberry Lemon Drop

Ingredients:


Cranberry Simple Syrup

  • 2 cups chopped cranberries
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar

Cranberry Lemon Drops

  • 1 cup (8oz) cranberry simple syrup
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup vodka
  • Ice for shaking

Directions:

Cranberry Simple Syrup

  • Chop cranberries and place them in a saucepan with the cup and a half of water. Simmer the cranberries and water for about 20 minutes.
  • Mash the cranberries gently with a potato masher or fork.
  • Strain cranberries through cheesecloth or a fine strainer. This should yield about 1 cup of juice, add more water if needed.
  • Pour the liquid back into the saucepan with a cup of sugar, stir and bring to a boil.  Immediately remove from heat.
  • Set aside and allow to cool.

Shake The Drink!

  • Fill a shaker with…
    • 1/2 full of ice cubes
    • 2oz Cranberry Simple Syrup
    • 2oz Lemon Juice
    • 2oz Vodka
  • Shake until mixed and chilled well.
  • Pour into martini glasses
  • Garnish with cranberries and rosemary if you wish
  • Serve and Enjoy!

Yields 4 drinks.


Cranberry Lemon Drop Drink Recipe

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Yields 4

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Ingredients

Cranberry Simple Syrup
2 cups chopped cranberries
1 ½ cups water
1 cup granulated sugar
Cranberry Lemon Drops
1 cup (8oz) cranberry simple syrup
1 cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup vodka
Ice for shaking

Instructions

    Cranberry Simple Syrup
  • Chop the cranberries and place them in a saucepan with the water. Simmer the cranberries for about 20 minutes.
  • Mash the cranberries gently with a fork or potato masher.
  • Strain them through cheesecloth or a fine strainer. This should yield about 1 cup of juice, add more water if needed.
  • Pour the juice back into the saucepan with 1 cup of sugar, stir and bring to a boil. Immediately remove from heat. Set aside to cool.
  • Shake it!
  • Fill a shaker with...
  • 1/2 full of ice cubes 
  • 2oz Cranberry Simple Syrup
  • 2oz Lemon Juice
  • 2oz Vodka
  • Shake until mixed and chilled well.
  • Pour into martini glasses
  • Garnish with cranberries and rosemary if you wish
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