cranberry orange cooler

Clark Griswold's Cranberry Orange Cooler

By Addie Martanovic on Dec 29, 2021

cranberry orange cooler recipe


Cranberry Simple Syrup:

1⁄2 cup water
1⁄2 cup sugar
1 cup cranberries


1 oz vodka
3⁄4 oz simple syrup 2oz orange juice 4oz sparkling water


Top with fresh cranberries and an orange slice on the rim of the glass.

cranberry orange drink
Photo by Megan Weimer


  1. Combine all ingredients for simple syrup a small saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.

  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minute.

  3. Cool and strain into a small mason jar.

  4. For the cocktail: add vodka, simple syrup and orange juice into a cocktail shaker with ice.

    Shake and strain into a glass over ice.

  5. Top with your sparkling water, fresh cranberries and orange slice.