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Gingered Citrus Cooler

Yield 3 quarts


  • 1 quart apple juice, divided
  • 1 lime, thinly sliced
  • 1 (2.7-ounce) jar crystallized ginger
  • 1 quart pineapple juice
  • 1 quart orange juice

How to Make It

  1. Combine 2 cups apple juice, lime, and ginger in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 3 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let cool.

  2. Strain juice mixture into a pitcher; discard ginger and lime. Stir in remaining 2 cups apple juice, pineapple juice, and orange juice; chill thoroughly.

  3. Note: For a Rum-Spiked Cooler, mix 4 parts Gingered Citrus Cooler with 1 part golden rum.

Christmas with Southern Living 1995