Cherry Spiced Cider

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by mary winecoff

You can make this in your crock pot to keep it warm for guests. The color is very pretty with the maraschino cherry juice. From the Cherry Marketing Institute.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

I was gonna cut the recipe in half since there were just 2 of us, but then decided to go whole-hog & make it all, using some the next day, cold, as a base for smoothies (& those were very nice, too)! Will definitely keep this one in mind when the end-of-year holidays come around again, but even now it is a very comforting drink on a cold night! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed in 1-2-3 Hit Wonders tag]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put apple cider, orange juice, maraschino cherry juice, cinnamon sticks, orange peel, cloves and allspice in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes. Strain out cinnamon sticks, orange peel. cloves and allspice. (Can be prepared in advance and reheated in crock pot).
  2. Place 2 maraschino cherries and 1 orange slice half in each of six mugs. Pour about 2/3 cup spiced cider over cherries. Serve warm.

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