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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
slow-cook:
5 hrs
stand:
5 mins
total:
5 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Use a vegetable peeler to remove peel in wide strips from lemon, avoiding the white pith underneath. Squeeze juice from lemon; cover and chill until needed.

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  • For spice bag, place lemon peel and the next three ingredients (through cloves) on a double-thick, 6- to 8-inch square of 100%-cotton cheesecloth. Bring up corners and tie closed with 100%-cotton string.

  • In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine spice bag, apple juice, and the water. Cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Turn off cooker. Remove and discard spice bag. Stir in lemon juice.

  • Add tea bags, draping strings over sides of cooker. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently to remove liquid. If desired, sweeten servings with sugar to taste.

Nutrition Facts

67 calories; carbohydrates 17g; insoluble fiber 1g; sodium 9mg.
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