Cranberry Pear Rum Cooler

The holiday season is cocktail season too, right? The holidays also means it’s time for Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash – I honestly wish this Sierra Mist drink was available year-round. Huge reasons why I love Sierra Mist is it’s sweetened naturally with real sugar. And cranberry splash flavor is naturally flavored.

Sierra Mist is pretty much the only soda that you can always count on being in my fridge. I don’t drink it every day but love having it when I do!

Whether it’s for a mocktail, alcoholic cocktail or your favorite recipe, Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash is the perfect ingredient! And I’m excited to share with you the recipe I developed for Sierra Mist!

First, here’s a recipe non-alcoholic drink for their Winter Berry Splash – which I loved.
In a glass muddle 2 basil leaves, 2 fresh raspberries and then add to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Pour 2 ounces unsweetened brewed green tea over the ice and shake well. Strain into a glass and top with Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash.

For more recipes from Sierra Mist, check out their facebook page.

A quick cocktail and I love the pairing of cranberries and pears. Hope you’ll try this, maybe for the New Year’s celebration you have with family and friends? And check out the giveaway I’ve got for you below!

If you make any of recipes and decide to share them on instagram or twitter be sure to tag me @thelittlekitchn and use the hashtag #thelittlekitchenrecipes! I love seeing your posts and photos!

Cranberry Pear Rum Cooler Recipe

Yield: 2 drinks

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

A very nice and simple rum cooler that includes Sierra Mist Cranberry splash and pears.


1 pear, peeled and chopped

1 can Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash


4 ounces citrus rum

6 frozen cranberries


In a blender add the chopped pear and 1/2 cup of Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash and blend until well blended. Pour pear and Sierra Mist mixture and rum into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and pour into two 10 ounce glasses. Top off drinks with the remaining Siera Mist Cranberry Splash.

Garnish with frozen cranberries.

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this giveaway includes (basket not included):

  • Cocktail Shaker Set includes shaker, strainer and jigger
  • Sierra Mist cocktail glasses
  • Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash 20 ounce bottles
  • Coupons for Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash 2-Litter bottles
  • Sierra Mist mixology recipe cards

Retail Value: $110

Please use the form below (comments will not count toward entry into the giveaway). Good luck!
This giveaway has ended.

Congrats to Letessha W! Hope you enjoy the prize pack!!

Disclosure: I participated in this sponsored campaign for One2One Network. I received product to facilitate my post and monetary compensation, but all opinions stated are my always own and I only share my favorite brands with you.

27 Responses to “Cranberry Pear Rum Cooler”

  1. 1
    Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies — December 23, 2012 @ 9:06 pm

    I’m doing a cranberry drink tomorrow too! 😀 This sounds so refreshing–I love the combination of pears and cranberries!


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    Gerry @ Foodness Gracious — December 23, 2012 @ 11:39 pm

    When I was reading your post, all I could think about was pie.. cranberry pear pie!! although this cooler is awesome, I’m working on that pie :)


  3. 3
    heather — December 24, 2012 @ 1:30 am

    I love this for New Years great giveaway.


  4. 4
    sippitysup — December 24, 2012 @ 12:34 pm

    Visions of sugar plums dance in my head. Merry Christmas my friend. (Must be the rum talking!) XOGREG


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    amy @ fearless homemaker — December 24, 2012 @ 1:13 pm

    YUM, this looks fantastic! I love cranberry anything, so I know i’d love this. =)


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    Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell — December 24, 2012 @ 2:10 pm

    That looks so yummy! I have literally had over 10 2-liters of the Diet version of that soda so far this year and I have a glass of it in front of me right now. LOL!


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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — December 24, 2012 @ 6:23 pm

    Love this! I’m having a potluck Sunday so I will most definitely have to make this! Have a great Christmas, Julie! :)


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    Kathy - Panini Happy — December 24, 2012 @ 6:34 pm

    This sounds so festive and refreshing! Merry Christmas to you, Julie!


  9. 9
    Jen @ Savory Simple — December 25, 2012 @ 9:04 am

    What a great holiday cocktail!


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    sally @ sallys baking addiction — December 25, 2012 @ 8:56 pm

    ok, it’s only 9pm here right now… still time to make this baby!! and i have all the ingredients on hand. We love sierra mist cranberry splash! I hope you had a wonderful holiday today my friend. :)


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    Brian @ A Thought For Food — December 25, 2012 @ 11:26 pm

    Well, you know how I love a good libation… this one looks so festive!


  12. 12
    Cassie | Bake Your Day — December 26, 2012 @ 9:59 am

    This sounds so good! I love pear and cranberry together!


  13. 13
    Sommer@ASpicyPerspective — December 26, 2012 @ 10:20 am

    That looks so refreshing Julie! Can’t wait to try it. :)


  14. 14
    Erin @ Texanerin Baking — December 26, 2012 @ 2:45 pm

    Are all regular sodas not sweetened with real sugar? Hmm. Must do some research!

    It sounds refreshing! I’ve never even thought of cranberries and rum together.


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    Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen — December 27, 2012 @ 5:00 am

    Cranberries and pears are a natural together!


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    Sydney @ Crepes of Wrath — December 27, 2012 @ 2:13 pm

    Splash a little gin or tequila in there and I am ready to line up for one of these! 😉


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    Marly — December 27, 2012 @ 5:48 pm

    Julie, this looks so refreshing! I think I might enjoy one of these right now!


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    Jeanette — December 27, 2012 @ 6:09 pm

    Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season and best wishes for the New Year Julie! Looks like a refreshing holiday drink!


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    Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen — December 28, 2012 @ 12:35 am

    What a great drink! I’ve got to find some of this Sierra Mist!


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    Angie — December 28, 2012 @ 5:49 pm

    This looks so refreshing!


  21. 21
    Dena Sablotny — December 28, 2012 @ 6:26 pm

    I don’t have an instagram ready phone, so I posted ur giveaway on Facebook instead:


  22. 22
    Shelly Leatham — December 28, 2012 @ 8:25 pm

    told hubby that we have to try this drink!!


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    Andrea v — December 30, 2012 @ 11:30 am

    Sounds like a great drink


  25. 24
    heather — December 30, 2012 @ 2:42 pm

    cute giveaway


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    Anne E — January 30, 2013 @ 10:44 am

    What a great drink idea! I love how simple it is to make. Looks delicious, can’t wait to try it out at my next party! The giveaway basket idea I love too! Perfect gift for any occasion.


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