Rating: 4.5 stars
12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 2
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  • 2 star values: 1
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  • 12 Ratings

Welcome holiday guests with this festive cocktail flavored with cinnamon and cranberry.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Scott Little

Recipe Summary

3 hrs 30 mins
3 hrs 40 mins
10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • For spice bag, cut a double thickness of 100%-cotton cheesecloth into a 6-inch square. Place cinnamon and cloves in center of cheesecloth square. Bring up corners of cheesecloth and tie closed with clean 100%-cotton kitchen string.

  • In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine spice bag, cranberry juice, and brown sugar.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours or on high-heat setting for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Remove spice bag.

  • If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir wine into mixture in cooker. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more.

  • Serve immediately or cover and keep warm on warm setting or low-heat setting for up to 2 hours. Stir occasionally.

  • If desired, serve with Cranberry-Cinnamon Swizzle Sticks.

Cranberry-Cinnamon Swizzle Sticks:

Break or crush cinnamon sticks into long, thin pieces. Thread fresh cranberries onto the cinnamon pieces.

Nutrition Facts

99 calories; carbohydrates 16g; sugars 15g; vitamin c 25.4mg; sodium 6mg; potassium 84mg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 0.4mg.