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We spiked this punch with dark rum, but it's equally nice with bourbon. Or omit the bourbon altogether for an alcohol-free version of this warming beverage.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2015


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford, Claire Spollen

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10 mins
5 hrs 10 mins
Serves 16 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cider, cranberry juice, and honey in a 6-quart electric slow cooker. Place allspice, cloves, and cinnamon sticks on a double layer of cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth together; tie securely, and place in slow cooker. Add vanilla bean and citrus rinds; cover and cook on LOW 5 hours.

  • Remove sachet, vanilla bean, and citrus rinds from slow cooker; discard. Pour in rum, and reduce temperature to WARM. Cover; serve directly from slow cooker.

Nutrition Facts

174 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 33g; sodium 4mg; calcium 11mg.