Gathering around the dinner table is the best part about the holidays, isn't it? I simply love the process of setting the table for Thanksgiving, laying out all of the food and then spending the next few hours talking with my family and laughing--well, it feels great.

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The only thing that could make it better is a cocktail or two. But it's Thanksgiving, so you can't just have any plain old mojito or sangria. Instead, the best way to celebrate the holidays is with one of these 5 Latin cranberry cocktails that are definitely perfect for Thanksgiving. Sip one of these and enjoy!

Cranberry Margarita 1

2 cups tequila
1 1/3 cups cranberry juice
1 cup orange-flavored liqueur (triple sec of Cointreau)
2/3 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice 

Get the full recipe directions from PopSugar.


Cranberry Mojito 2

8 oz. fresh cranberries
1 Cup sugar
1 Cup water
20 mint leaves
2 Tablespoons lime juice
4 oz. rum
4-6 oz. soda water 

Get the full recipe directions from We Are Not Martha.


Spiced Cranberry Sangria 3

2 cups fresh cranberries
2 Granny Smith apples, large dice
1 cup Spiced Simple Syrup
3/4 cup Cointreau
1/2 cup ruby port wine
1 (750-milliliter) bottle Tempranillo rosé
1/2 cup ruby port wine
1/2 cup Cointreau
1/2 cup cranberry juice

Get the full recipe directions from

Cranberry Rum Cocktail 4

1/2 cup white rum
2 cups cranberry juice

Get the full recipe directions from GeniusKitchen


Tequila Cranberry Cocktail 5

10 oz. of sweetened cranberry juice
4 oz. of tequila
ice cubes