Cranberry Vodka Spritzers

1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup lime juice
3 3/4 cups cranberry cocktail
1 1/4 cups vodka
2 1/2 cups club soda
Lime slices

In a small saucepan, combine sugar and water. Heat until sugar is dissolved. Add lime juice. Cool, transfer to a non-metallic container and refrigerate.
To make cocktail, combine lime syrup, cranberry cocktail and vodka in a pitcher. Gradually add club soda.
Serve over ice and garnish with lime slices.

Makes 8 servings