Southeast Dairy Association - South Carolina Spicy Milk Sipper Cranberry Orange Spice Cooler

Cranberry-Orange Spice Cooler

Blender drinks are all the rage on game day. Make the cranberry mixture the night before and transfer to a pitcher filled with orange slices and cinnamon sticks. Blend with ice cream just before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 20


  • 1 (64-ounce) bottle cranberry juice
  • 4 cups orange-tangerine juice
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 3 spice tea bags
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 12 gallon vanilla ice cream
  • Garnish: Fresh orange slices and ground nutmeg


  1. Bring first four ingredients to a boil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat about 8 to 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; steep 10 minutes. Remove tea bags. Stir in sugar. Cool 20 minutes. Cover and chill 8 to 24 hours.
  2. Pulse 2 cups vanilla ice cream and 2 1/2 cups chilled cranberry mixture in a blender until smooth. Repeat 3 times. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.


Source of recipe: Rebecca Gordon, Buttermilk Lipstick

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