8 cups cranberry juice cocktail, chilled
3 cups raspberry-flavored carbonated beverage, chilled
1 10-ounce package frozen raspberries, thawed
1 quart raspberry sherbet

Place chilled cranberry juice cocktail in a punch bowl. Slowly pour in carbonated beverage. Top with raspberries. Stir gently with an up-and-down motion to mix. Serve over scoops of sherbet. Makes 24 4-ounce servings.

The merry year is born… Like the bright berry from the naked thorn. ~ Hartley Coleridge