Warm Christmas Punch

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 2 hours


8 servings (2 quarts)

Updated: Nov. 02, 2023
Red Hot candies add rich color and spiciness to this festive punch, and the cranberry juice gives it a little tang. Our children always request it for December brunches. —Julie Sterchi, Campbellsville, Kentucky
Warm Christmas Punch Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 bottle (32 ounces) cranberry juice
  • 5 cans (6 ounces each) unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup Red Hots
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3-1/2 inches)
  • Optional: Sugared cranberries or additional cinnamon sticks


  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine juices, Red Hots and cinnamon stick. Cover and cook on low for 2-4 hours or until heated through and candies are dissolved.
  2. Discard cinnamon stick before serving. Serve with sugared cranberries and additional cinnamon sticks if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 161 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.