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small glass with cranberry juice and smashed cranberries in it

Smashed Cranberry Mocktail

Have extra cranberries from your holiday dinner? Smash them to make this simple 3 ingredient smashed cranberry mocktail. It's easy, simple, and bursting with flavor.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 person
Author Rebecca


  • spoon
  • Muddler
  • Glass


  • ½ cup fresh cranberries washed
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice concentrate
  • ½ cup sparkling water


  • Add ½ cup fresh cranberries and 2 teaspoons orange juice concentrate to your serving glass. Using a cocktail muddler, smash the cranberries and orange juice. Smash until cranberry mixture is smashed to your preference.
  • Pour ½ cup sparkling water over cranberry, orange juice mixture. Mix together and enjoy.



  • Don't have a cocktail muddler? Use the bottom of a small jar to smash your cranberries, a food processor, or blender.
  • Add a tablespoon or two of water to your cranberry orange juice mixture to blend if you don't want chunks in your drink.