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Cranberry Apple Cider with sugared cranberries at the base of the mug.

Cranberry Apple Cider

Cozy up with a warm glass of hot cranberry apple cider. It's perfect for the holidays!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 127kcal


  • 4 1/2 cups apple cider
  • 1 3/4 cups cranberry juice cocktail
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp whole cloves
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced


  • In a medium sized sauce pan, combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a boil. Once it begins boiling, reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes, uncovered. 
  • Remove the pan from the heat. Strain. 
  • Pour the drink into serving glasses, add a slice or two of orange and enjoy! Serve warm. *


*We like it cold too! It tastes great no matter what temp the drink is!
Recipe source: Salt & Baker


Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 33.3mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.3mg