Cranberry Apple Margarita

This easy cranberry apple margarita recipe is a crowd pleaser! Cranberry juice and apple cider join tequila and a splash of orange juice for a tart, extra fruity spin on a cocktail classic with a golden sugar rim.

Course Cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Calories 198 kcal
Author Alyssa


  • 2 oz silver tequila
  • 2 oz apple cider
  • 2 oz. cranberry juice
  • 1 oz. orange juice
  • Ice
  • Brown sugar and granulated sugar for rimming glass


  1. On a small plate, mix together small, equal parts of brown sugar and granulated sugar until evenly mixed. Dip the rim of each glass in a little bit of water, and then the sugar mixture until rim is coated evenly.
  2. Add ice to a cocktail shaker. Pour in the tequila, apple cider, cranberry juice, and orange juice. Shake well, then pour. Pour over ice and/or with apple slices for serving if you like.

Recipe Notes

Feel free to tweak the amounts of cider and juices in line with your preferences.

This cranberry apple margarita recipe would be easy to make in pitcher form!


Nutritional info does not include the sugar used to rim the glass.

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Apple Margarita
Amount Per Serving (1 cocktail)
Calories 198 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 221mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 11g
Protein 0.2g 0%
Calcium 1%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.