Pomegranate Cosmos

A twist on a classic cocktail, this Pomegranate Cosmo recipe makes a pitcher for easy entertaining.

One of my favorite things about visiting my parents is how Mom and I always end up with a drink in hand. Lately it’s been French Martinis, but this weekend, we tried a new recipe from the cookbook I gave her earlier this month (a thank you for hours of painting and yard work at our house). These cosmos were wonderfully sweet. Make sure you throw them in the shaker before serving – we didn’t and they were seriously strong. Enjoy!


Pomegranate Cosmos

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 Drinks
Author Liz


  • 2 c. good quality vodka I like Grey Goose
  • 1 c. Grand Marnier Contreau or other orange liquor
  • 1 c. cranberry juice
  • 1/2 c. pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 c. fresh lime juice from about 3 limes
  • lime peels for garnish


  1. Combine all ingredients except lime peals in a pitcher and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. To serve, fill a shaker with ice and add cosmo mixture. Shake until chilled and serve, garnished with a lime peel.


This recipe was adapted from Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics

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