Gluten-Free Arctic Cocktail

Arctic Sunset Cocktail Recipe

There are times in life worthy of celebrating that pretty much everyone will agree upon; the birth of a child, weddings, milestone moments, anniversaries, and such.

But life can be filled with everyday moments to celebrate if you look for them – the first sunny day after a week of stormy weather, finding a ten dollar bill in the pocket of your jeans you didn’t know was there, your husband putting his socks in the dirty clothes hamper for the first time (I don’t actually have experience with that last one but a girl can hope!)

When I see a butterfly flitting around a pretty flower it reminds me that the world is filled with simple beauty and that is certainly cause for celebration.

When I hear a child laugh out loud over the silliest thing, it reminds me that joy can be had free of charge and that we can create joy just as easily as we can create discontent. Creating joy is definitely worthy of celebration.

Sometimes just getting through the day and being able to cross things off your to-do list is worth celebrating!

I hope you find much to celebrate and if you decide you would like to celebrate with a cocktail, I have one for you – an Arctic Sunset; it’s pristine and pretty and the perfect addition to any celebration.

(I used pink, natural maraschino cherries in my cocktail but the traditional red cherries are just as pretty.)

Gluten-Free Arctic Sunset Cocktail

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Gluten-Free Arctic Cocktail
Arctic Sunset Cocktail Recipe
Prep Time
8 mins
Total Time
8 mins
 
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 292 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
Ingredients
  • 3 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  • Ice
  • 1 maraschino cherry
Instructions
  1. Combine the vodka and Cointreau in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds (you want this cocktail COLD!) Pour into a chilled martini glass and add the cherry.
Nutrition Facts
Arctic Sunset Cocktail Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 292
% Daily Value*
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Sugars 11g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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