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Spiced Cider Bundles

I like to enhance the naturally good taste of hot apple cider with a bundle filled with cloves, allspice, dried orange peel and a cinnamon stick. It really warms you up on a winter day.—Alissa Stehr, Gau-Odernheim, Germany

Vanilla Citrus Cider

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


Mulled Red Cider

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


Pear Cider

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


Cinnamon Berry Cider

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

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...


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...


Harvest Apple Drink

1 review

This drink is something I serve every fall at get-togethers and church suppers. The warm drink is also great after...


Apple Tea

4 reviews

When the weather outside is frightful, curl up indoors with this delightful brew of apple tea. —Edna Jones, Orlando, Florida...


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...


Mulled Cider

This is a classic warmer-upper that you can serve on chilly winter days. Pass the brandy separately for those who...

Hot Cran-Apple Cider

2 reviews

This sparkly refreshing fruit drink is part of every holiday occasion I host. A tangy twist on plain apple cider,...


Hot Cranberry Drink

3 reviews

My mother would brew a batch of this hot drink when any of us children were sick. One sip and...


Spicy Cranberry Drink

Red-hot candies add a little spice to this rosy beverage that's perfect for holiday buffets or winter potlucks. Serve it...


Cranberry Apple Cider

"I love to start this soothing cider in the slow cooker on nights before my husband goes hunting," says Jennifer...


Hot Cranberry Citrus Drink

4 reviews

This lovely rosy drink, with its appealing fresh fruit flavor, is not too sweet or too tart. I sometimes serve...


Mulled Cranberry Cider

Whipping up this tasty beverage for a gathering—large or small—is simple. All you have to do is combine the ingredients,...


Apricot Wassail

1 review

Apricots lend golden color and goodness to this fruity beverage from Ruth Seitz of Columbus Junction, Iowa.


Spicy Cranberry Warmer

3 reviews

Meet the Cook: Here in the High Sierras, my husband and I operate a small bed and breakfast inn. I...

Apple Citrus Cider

Patricia Aurand of Findlay, Ohio shares her warm, comforting cider with a twist of pineapple and citrus that's just perfect...


Cherry Cider

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


Apple Cherry Punch

4 reviews

Try this cheery red punch in fall or for a festive, fruity touch that brightens the holidays and fills the...


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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Slow-Cooker Cider

There's no last-minute rush before the party when you slowly simmer this punch. It has all the tantalizing flavors of...


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...