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Holiday manhattan cocktail with cranberry garnish

The holiday manhattan: an orange cranberry cocktail

The holiday manhattan: a festive orange cranberry cocktail recipe perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas! Cheers!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword autumn manhattan cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 322 kcal
Author Trish Bozeman


  • 1 small piece of orange peel
  • large handful of ice for shaker
  • 4 oz cranberry orange infused bourbon*
  • 2 oz sweet vermouth
  • 3 dashes angostura bitters
  • frozen cranberries (optional for garnish)


  1. Rub the orange peel around the rim of a martini or cocktail glass.

  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the bourbon, vermouth, and bitters. Shake well, till the shaker becomes very cold, about 20-30 seconds.

  3. Strain into your glass and garnish with frozen cranberry skewers.

Recipe Notes

*Don't have time to infuse? See the notes above for options!

Nutrition Facts
The holiday manhattan: an orange cranberry cocktail
Amount Per Serving (1 cocktail)
Calories 322
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.