Spiced Cranberry Cider

Spiced Cranberry Cider

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Offer this warm, sweetly tart beverage as an alternative to alcohol at your holiday gathering.

Serves 14

Preparation Time: 5 minutes, Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 6 cups cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 1 lemon - thinly sliced
  • Garnish: cinnamon sticks

Preparation Instructions

Bring first 6 ingredients to a boil in a large Dutch oven or pot, stirring often; reduce heat and simmer 15 to 20 minutes. Remove spices and lemon. Garnish each serving, if desired.