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Slow Cooker Cider

 Slow Cooker Cider
There's no last-minute rush when you slowly simmer this punch. —Alpha Wilson, Roswell, New Mexico
8 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 2 hours


  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 orange, sliced


  • Place cinnamon, cloves and allspice in a double thickness of
  • cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with a string to form
  • a bag.
  • Place cider and brown sugar in a 3-qt. slow cooker; stir until sugar
  • dissolves. Add spice bag. Place orange slices on top. Cover and cook
  • on low for 2-3 hours or until heated through. Discard spice bag.
  • Yield: 2 quarts.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 177 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 30 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.