Farmhouse Wassail for a Cold Wintry Evening

Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Get this heating up while you sing Christmas carols around the neighborhood OR take a thermos-ful along for the annual cross-country skiing jaunt OR to warm the hunters when they come in from their deer-stands! Thanks to Gooseberry Patch for an excellent recipe!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine sugar, three cups water and cinnamon sticks in a large stockpot; boil for 10 minutes.
  2. Add juices and remaining water; heat through.
  3. Remove cinnamon sticks before serving (or let the kids use them!).
  4. CROCKPOT VERSION --
  5. On HIGH, combine as in Step #1 above; when sugar is dissolved, add remaining ingredients and turn down to LOW.
  6. VARIATIONS --
  7. Substitute cran-raspberry, apple-cherry, or grape for the O.J. Mmmm-good!
  8. ADDITIONS:.
  9. I'll take a shot of brandy in mine. You decide!

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