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Cranberry Glogg Recipe
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Cranberry Glogg Recipe

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Winter’s a perfect time to cozy up with a hot drink—and this glogg is our family favorite. It’s heady with spices and full of cranberry flavor.—June Lindquist, Hammond, WI
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 7 servings


  • 4 cups cranberry juice
  • 2 cups ruby port wine or grape juice
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 4 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 6 whole cloves
  • Additional cinnamon sticks, optional

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 268 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the cranberry juice, wine, raisins and sugar. Place the cinnamon, cardamom and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with string to form a bag. Add to the pan.
  2. Bring just to a simmer (do not boil). Reduce heat; simmer gently, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until flavors are blended. Discard spice bag. Serve warm in mugs with additional cinnamon if desired. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Glogg in Country Woman December/January 2010, p33

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Reviewed Dec. 31, 2009

"a very nice drink for the holiday season."

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2009

"This drink is delicious and one I'd drink many more times. It's so easy to make and so very very good, it's definitely a keeper."

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