Didn’t’ make it to Manhattan to see the ball drop on New Year’s Eve? Fret not. Although you missed the festivities, Betty Crocker has an amazingly cheerful cocktail called the Cherry Jam-hattan that you should try. With tart cherry preserves providing a pop of color, this classic cocktail is just what you need to make the New Year bright. Visit bettycrocker.com/redhot to view the Cherry Jam-hattan and other Red Hot Holiday Trend recipes.
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Start to Finish: 5 Minutes
1 tablespoon tart cherry preserves
1 1/2 oz bourbon
1 oz dry vermouth
2 dashes bitters
Fill martini shaker with ice. Add preserves, bourbon, vermouth and bitters; place lid on shaker, and shake until cold and blended. Strain into 1 glass.
Garnish with orange slice.
Cocktail Note/Suggestion: Serving a crowd? Mix together a few batches of this recipe, and shake with ice just before serving.
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