Low Calorie Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

This Low Calorie Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe is “skinny” and easy to make! It’s just 162 calories, plus it’s low sugar and low carb too!

Cosmopolitan cocktail recipes are popular for their stunning color, tart flavor, and strong potency. And this one is just as strong as the original, but with some higher quality ingredients that help cut calories.

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

This cosmo cocktail recipe is lower in calories, easy to make, and completely delicious! I love to serve it at holiday gatherings, or at New Year’s parties.

This cosmo recipe is strong though, and it goes down so easy. So be careful when enjoying this skinny cosmo martini recipe, it packs a punch!

Low Calorie Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Ingredients in Skinny Cosmopolitan Cocktails

I like lower the calories with the help of my favorite all-natural zero calorie simple syrup. Fresh lime juice (the concentrate and squeeze stuff is mostly chemicals) and unsweetened cranberry juice.

I have included links below in the recipe card so you can find out more about these low calorie and low sugar ingredients.

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

Cosmo ingredients are pretty basic, I recommend picking a middle or top shelf vodka for this cocktail recipe. Absolute vodka is my favorite for this cosmo recipe, but anything in that range will work well.

Shopping List for Skinny Cosmopolitans:

  • Orange liquor (like Cointreau)
  • Vodka
  • Cranberry juice
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Zero calorie simple syrup (see recipe card for more information!)

How to Make a Skinny Cosmopolitan Drink

Cosmos cocktail recipes have become famous thanks to the hit show Sex and the City. But you don’t have to be drinking with your friends at a hip bar to enjoy this fantastic low calorie cocktail.

Cosmopolitan cocktail recipes are easy and impressive! Make a batch for New Years. Or the next time you have dinner guests.

Or make just one for yourself. With the handy measurement calculator below you don’t have to do the math to double or triple this recipe for cosmopolitan drinks.

Low Calorie Cosmopolitan Cocktail

How to Make a Low Calorie Cosmo:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add ice and shake until well-chilled.
  3. Strain into a chilled glass.
  4. Garnish with an orange twist.

Low Calorie Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

This Low Calorie Cosmopolitan Cocktail is easy and fun to make! Just be careful, it’s strong and it goes down easy.

Helpful Tip: You can add a splash of club soda to make a fizzy version of this low calorie cocktail! I like serve it in a highball glass over ice when I do this.

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

Low Calorie Cosmopolitan Cocktail

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Thanks to the use of all natural, zero calorie simple syrup, this Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe is low in calories without changing the flavor or potency!
Try this cosmo martini recipe at homemade happy hours, holiday gatherings, or just to relax on a Friday night at home.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 162 kcal


  • Cocktail shaker


  • 0.75 oz orange liquor like Cointreau
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 0.25 oz unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 0.75 oz fresh lime juice
  • 0.25 oz zero calorie simple syrup


  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  • Add ice and shake until well-chilled.
  • Strain into a chilled glass.
  • Garnish with an orange twist.


Serving: 1drinkCalories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 3.8gProtein: 0gFat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 6mgPotassium: 33mgFiber: 0gSugar: 2gCalcium: 5mgIron: 0mg
Keyword cocktails, drinks, vodka
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