This festive holiday cocktail comes together quickly after you've made the rosemary simple syrup. The recipe comes from Indiana cookbook author Shelly Westerhausen Worcel.

Source: Midwest Living

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Credit: Kelsey Hansen

Recipe Summary

total:
35 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare Rosemary Simple Syrup: Place sugar and water in a small saucepan with 2 sprigs rosemary. Heat and stir over medium to dissolve sugar. As soon as mixture starts to simmer, remove from heat, cover and let steep 30 minutes. Remove rosemary sprigs. Store syrup in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

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  • For each cocktail: In a rocks glass, stir together brandy, blood orange juice and 1/2 ounce Rosemary Simple Syrup. Fill the glass almost full with ice. Stir well to chill. Top with club soda. Garnish with a blood orange slice
    and rosemary sprig.

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; carbohydrates 12g; sugars 10g; vitamin a 20.5IU; vitamin c 13.7mg; folate 0.8mcg; sodium 13mg; potassium 6mg; calcium 15mg; iron 0.1mg.
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