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glasses of cranberry pear rosemary spritzer

Cranberry Pear Spritzer


  • Author: Lisa Keys
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: serves 4 1x

Description

refreshing holiday drink


Ingredients

Scale

Cranberry Pear Rosemary Spritzer” servings=”4″]

¼ cup sugar

¼ cup pear brandy

¼ cup Cape Cod Select Premium Frozen Cranberries

1 sprig fresh rosemary plus additional for garnish

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

½ cup (4 ounces) good quality vodka

1 cup (8 ounces) cold prosecco or cranberry flavored seltzer


Instructions

  1. In small saucepan, over medium heat, swirl sugar, pear brandy, cranberries and rosemary until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes just to a boil. Let mixture steep and cool for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Remove and reserve cranberries. Remove and discard rosemary sprig.
  3. In a shaker filled with ice, combine cranberry pear syrup, lime juice and vodka; shake well.
  4. Pour over 4 ice filled glasses. Top each with ¼ cup (2 ounces) prosecco or cranberry flavored seltzer.
  5. For glass garnish: skewer reserved cranberries onto fresh rosemary sprigs and drape on top of glass.

Notes

the cranberry syrup can be made in advance and kept chilled in the refrigerator

  • Category: drink
  • Method: stovetop

Keywords: spritzer, holiday, beverage, cranberry, rosemary, vodka, prosecco