Spiced Hot Buttered Rum Punch

Pull out your favorite holiday mugs and a jar of cinnamon sticks for this classic. Small servings will warm your guests nicely.


5 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups boiling water
1 1/4 cups spiced rum
Garnish: 3


Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring until smooth. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

To serve, combine butter mixture, boiling water, and rum in a small punch bowl, stirring until butter mixture melts. Serve warm with cinnamon-stick stirrers, if desired.