Celebrate the holidays with Alicia Vitarelli's Santa Claus-mopolitan

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- 6abc reporter Alicia Vitarelli has a fun drink recipe to help you celebrate the season.

Whether you are ringing in the new year or sitting back to unwind, the Santa Claus-moploitan is a fancy way to bring a little cheer.

  • Lime wedge, for rim
  • white sanding sugar
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 1/2 cups cranberry juice
  • 1/4 cup triple sec
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • A few sprigs of rosemary

  • Run a lime wedge around each glass then dip in sanding sugar.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, and lime juice. Shake until the cocktail shaker is cold.
  • Divide drinks between rimmed glasses and add cranberries for garnish.
  • Also, place a sprig of rosemary in the glass for a Christmas tree effect.
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