Cranberry Old-Fashioned

This Cranberry Old-Fashioned made with cranberry sauce and bourbon, makes a wonderful Christmas cocktail and is a great way to use up leftover cranberry sauce. It has an awesome sweet and tart flavor from the cranberries that really complements the bourbon.


  • 2 tablespoons canned cranberry sauce
  • 1 sugar cube
  • 1 orange slice
  • 1-2 drops bitters
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • ice
  • club soda


  • Combine cranberry sauce, sugar cube, orange slice, and bitters in a lowball glass and muddle.
  • Add bourbon and ice and top off with a little club soda. Stir and serve.

Full recipe here.