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Cranberry Glogg Recipe

Cranberry Glogg Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 268 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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Anniejones User ID: 4395469 108474
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2009

"a very nice drink for the holiday season."

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 169956
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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