Apple Cranberry Cider

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Spiced with cinnamon sticks and cloves, this warm-you-up sipper from our Test Kitchen is sure to chase away winter's chill. Serve brimming mugs of the hot beverage with your family's favorite cookies, muffin or bread.

1
Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 quart apple cider or apple juice

  • 2 cups cranberry juice

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • 4 whole cloves

  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the cider, cranberry juice and brown sugar. Place cloves and cinnamon sticks on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with kitchen string to form a bag. Add to pan.

  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes. Discard spice bag before serving.