Holiday Spice Cocktail

Winter Recipes to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

Holiday Spice Cocktail

1 gallon fresh apple cider
12 (2-inch) cinnamon sticks
2 oranges, wedged and seeded
2 apples, wedged and seeded
1 pack fresh cranberries (12 oz.)
24 whole cloves
6 star anise
*Optional: 1 oz. Bourbon per serving 

Pin cloves on oranges in orbital rows and cut into wedges. Combine with apple cider, 4 cinnamon sticks, cranberries, star anise and apple wedges in a large saucepan. Simmer over low heat for 5–10 minutes. Pour into mugs and serve with remaining cinnamon sticks, 1 per mug. For  an added kick, add an ounce of bourbon to each serving. Cheers!

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