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Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider

6 reviews

Spiced with cinnamon sticks, allspice and caramel, this warm-you-up sipper will chase away winter's chill. Serve brimming mugs alongside a platter of festive cookies at your next holiday gathering. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Spiced Hot Apple Cider

During cool-weather season, my husband and I take this soul-warming drink outside by the fire pit. Our house smells amazing...


Vanilla Citrus Cider

My mom used to make cider for the holidays, so I based my citrus-vanilla variation on her recipe. I think...


Hot Spiced Cherry Cider

3 reviews

This slow cooker cider is so nice to sip after being out in the cold. —Marlene Wiczek, Little Falls, Minnesota


Hot Apple Pie Drink

A perfect holiday drink for adults, these are simple and fun to make.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Pear Cider

A wonderful alternative to traditional apple cider, our perfectly spiced, pear-flavored beverage will warm you from head to toe. —Taste...


Apricot-Apple Cider

2 reviews

Dried apricots give this comforting cider a marvelous twist. Add cranberries, cinnamon, allspice and cloves for the perfect hot drink...

Cherry Cider

This nicely spiced, simmered beverage is so warming. For a special holiday accent, garnish the mugs using maraschino cherries and...


Hot Apple Pineapple Cider

A hot beverage like this is savored here when chilly weather returns after summer. The clove-studded orange slices are so...


Sweet Pineapple Cider

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


Cinnamon Berry Cider

When the weather is gray and cold, put a warm mug of this drink into mittened hands and watch little...

Butterscotch Mulled Cider

2 reviews

Five minutes of preparation results in a dynamite slow-cooked drink. You’ll love the sweet taste of butterscotch and apple in...


Hot Cider

5 reviews

I dress up apple cider using lemonade, orange juice, honey and spices for a new version of a classic
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