This citrus cider is family friendly, totally simple, and loaded with cool factor. Bob for the floating apples and swirl the swizzles.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 4- or 5-quart slow cooker combine cider, lemonade, and brown sugar.

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  • For a spice bag, cut a 6-inch square from a double thickness of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Place four pieces of ginger, the cinnamon, and allspice in the center of cheesecloth. Bring up corners of the cheesecloth; tie bag closed with 100-percent-cotton kitchen string. Add spice bag to slow cooker.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Discard spice bag. Add apple wedges to slow cooker.

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  • For swizzle sticks, thread two pieces of ginger onto each wooden pick or skewer. Ladle cider mixture into mugs. Garnish each serving with a swizzle stick with ginger pieces down in cider mixture.

Lemonade-Cider Toddy:

Prepare as directed above, except stir 1 to 2 tablespoons apple brandy (1/2 to 1 ounce) into each serving.

Nutrition Facts

129 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 29 mg sodium. 44 mg potassium; 34 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 29 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 0 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 0 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 0 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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