- 1 pound cranberries
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract or 1 vanilla bean, split
- 1 bottle tonic
- Lime slices, for garnish
- One 750-milliliter bottle vodka
Divide mixture in half and pour into large, clean mason jars. Pour vodka into the jars to cover the berries. Set aside and allow to sit for 1 week. After 1 week, strain out the cranberries and store cranberry vodka in a clean jar in the refrigerator.
To serve: Pour 2 ounces of vodka mixture over ice in a tall glass and top with tonic. Garnish with a slice of lime.
Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello