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Spiced Cranberry Apple Cider

Make your taste buds dance with this easy Spiced Cranberry Apple Cider. Simmer this mulled drink on the stove for 10 minutes and serve hot at your next holiday party. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Servings: 14 Servings
Calories: 129kcal
Author: Julie Clark


  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 1 1/2 quarts 100% cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup white sugar to taste
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar to taste
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 3 sticks cinnamon broken into pieces


  • Pour the apple cider and cranberry juice into a large saucepan.
  • Add the sugar and spices.
  • Bring to a low boil and simmer over medium-low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Strain the spices, then discard them.
  • Serve the apple cider warm.



This recipe makes 14 8-ounce servings.
Store the cranberry apple cider in a Thermos bottle or a slow cooker to keep it warm.


Calories: 129kcal