Cranberry-Apple Spritzer

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours


12 servings

Updated: Aug. 20, 2020
This is an easy five-ingredient drink to make for your guests for the holidays. Serve it hot or cold. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas
Cranberry-Apple Spritzer Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 bottle (2 liters) lemon-lime soda
  • 6 medium apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium navel orange, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 5 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons honey, optional
  • Apple slices and orange wedges


  1. In a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 5 ingredients and, if desired, honey. Cover and cook on high 3-4 hours or until heated through. If desired, strain before serving. Garnish with apple slices and additional cinnamon sticks.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 137 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.