A great cookout has burgers, hot dogs, chicken, and the right cocktail to wash it all down! Every sip of this Cookout Cocktail is bursting with fruit flavors, ranging from the tropical pineapple to bright, sunny oranges, to the welcoming tartness of cranberry, and the lusciousness of mango. This brew puts ordinary fruit punch to shame. Make sure you have a pitcher of Cookout Cocktail ready the next time you fire up the grill!

image 14437


For the cocktail:

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, chopped
  • 2 oranges, sliced
  • 64 ounces cranberry-mango juice
  • 1 cup peach schnapps
  • 6 cups white cranberry-strawberry juice
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut rum
  • 1 gallon ice, cubed

For the garnishes:

  • 1/2 cup pineapples, chopped
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 3 limes, sliced
image 14438


Step 1 –Place 1 cup of the chopped pineapple and the orange slices in a 1 1/2-2-gallon drink dispenser.

Step 2 –Pour the cranberry-mango juice and the peach schnapps over the fruit and gently stir together.

Step 3 –In a separate pitcher, mix the white cranberry-strawberry juice, the orange juice, and the coconut rum together.

Step 4 –Chill both containers in the fridge until ready to serve.

Step 5 –Just before serving, fill the drink dispenser with the cubed ice.

Step 6 –Slowly, pour the white cranberry mixture directly on top of the ice, so that it layers on top of the cranberry-mango mixture instead of blending together.

Step 7 –Gently add the remaining chopped pineapples and about 1/2 of the sliced strawberries to the center of the drink dispenser.

Step 8 –Place the lime slices and the remaining sliced strawberries very gently around the edges of the container.

Also Read:  Butter Swim Biscuits

Step 9 –Serve.