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Spiced Apple Cider Jelly Shots

These spiced, spiked gelatin squares are sure to get the party started at fall get-togethers. If you’re going for the more traditional shot-style look, pour the mixture into 2-ounce plastic cups and refrigerate until set. — Rachel Seis, Senior Editor, Taste of Home

Cider Wassail Punch

2 reviews

Cinnamon, cloves, apple cider and cranberry juice blend together to create a wonderful drink with an aroma to match. If...


Spiced Cider

4 reviews

I first concocted this beverage years ago for my son on a chilly New England day. He’s grown now, but...


Cider Wassail

8 reviews

This traditional wassail recipe came from a dear friend in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where we lived for many years. Since...


Wassail Bowl

We served this at my family's open house on Christmas Eve—to welcome anyone who came a-wassailing! —Sharon Tipton, Casselberry, Florida

Mulled Red Cider

Red wine gives a rosy glow to this warm beverage. The spices are a wonderful complement to both the wine...


Warm & Cozy Spiced Cider

We take winter seriously in Minnesota. This comforting cider flavored with cinnamon, cloves and fruit juices helps warm and brace...

Sweet Pineapple Cider

I think the best thing about this recipe is that you can make it hours ahead of time so you...


Spiced Cider Punch

9 reviews

I’ve shared this recipe with many friends. It never wears out its welcome and is so easy to make. It’s...