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Leftover-Cranberry-Sauce Sour

Turns out the tartness of cranberry sauce just so happens to be the ideal accent to a bright bourbon sour. Whether you’re team canned cran or homemade all the way, we can all get on board with an easy cocktail that uses up the leftovers.

Get the recipe for leftover cranberry sauce-sour:

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Leftover-Cranberry-Sauce Sour

  • Author: Misfits Market


  • 1 ounce cranberry sauce (fresh or canned)
  • ¾ ounce orange juice
  • ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 egg white
  • Dried orange slice, for garnish


  1. Add cranberry sauce, orange juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, bourbon, and egg white to a shaker. Dry shake (without ice) for 30 seconds.
  2. Add ice to the shaker and shake vigorously for another 30 seconds, until the tumbler is very cold.
  3. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a dried orange slice.

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