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This delicious cranberry spritzer is the perfect non alcoholic drink for the holidays. 

cranberry spritzer in pitcher with nuts in bowls

Cranberry spritzer is one of my favorite drinks for the holidays. It is non alcoholic and infused with cinnamon sticks and orange. 

This recipe is made three days in advanced so all the flavors can meld together. Because it sits in the fridge for 72 hours the cinnamon and orange infuse the cranberry juice and the taste intensifies. 

Last Thanksgiving my aunt made this cranberry drink for our family’s dinner and it was so delicious I had to recreate it. She served it cold in a large pitcher and everyone added their desired amount of 

How to serve cranberry orange spritzer:

I serve this cranberry orange spritzer in champagne flutes for a fun and festive drink. You can add a cinnamon stick to the glass as a fun garnish or garnish with an orange twist. 

Cold or hot:

You can serve this drink cold or hot. If you want to serve this hot, skip the sparkling water at the end. You will warm the cranberry drink over the stovetop for 5 minutes or heat in the crockpot on low for 5 hours. 

The crockpot works wonders for large gatherings and will keep the drink warm so your guests can enjoy a nice warm cup of cranberry cider. 

cranberry cider in a glass mug

My favorite non-alcoholic drinks:

I don’t drink alcohol but love to enjoy some fun and festive non-alcoholic drinks. Here are some of my favorite.

4 Ingredient Brazilian Limeade

Frozen Dirty Dr Pepper

Coffee Alternative Whipped Coffee

Easy Horchata Recipe

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Cranberry Spritzer With Cinnamon And Orange Recipe:

cranberry spritzer in pitcher with nuts in bowls
Yield: Serves 6

Cranberry Spritzer

Cinnamon and orange infused cranberry cider topped off with sparkling water is the perfect festive holiday drink.


  • 3 oranges, sliced
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 gallon cranberry juice cocktail
  • sparkling water to taste


  1. Slice the oranges.
  2. Place the orange slices into a large pitcher.
  3. Add the cinnamon sticks to the pitcher.
  4. Add the cranberry juice.
  5. Refrigerate for 72 hours.
  6. After 72 hours pour the cider into serving glasses 3/4 of the way up.
  7. Top with sparkling water and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

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