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Cranberry Apple Cider with sugared cranberries at the base of the mug.
5 from 2 votes

Cranberry Apple Cider

Cozy up with a warm glass of hot cranberry apple cider. It's perfect for the holidays!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 8 servings


  • 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 (6%), Carbohydrates: 31g (10%), Sodium: 8mg, Potassium: 180mg (5%), Fiber: 1g (4%), Sugar: 27g (30%), Vitamin A: 35IU (1%), Vitamin C: 33.3mg (40%), Calcium: 33mg (3%), Iron: 0.3mg (2%)