Harvest Apple Cider

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 2 hours


2 quarts

Updated: Sep. 11, 2022
I simmer this comforting cider in my slow cooker every fall. —Lesley Geisel, Severna Park, Maryland
Harvest Apple Cider Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 8 whole cloves
  • 4 cups apple cider or juice
  • 4 cups pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 1 tea bag


  1. Place cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with kitchen string to form a bag. Place bag and the remaining ingredients in a 3-qt. slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low until cider reaches desired temperature, about 2 hours. Discard spice bag, cinnamon stick and tea bag before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 130 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 14mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.