Hot Buttered Cranberry Cider
Preparation: 10 minutes; cooking time: 16 minutes
5 cups apple cider or apple juice
4 cups cranberry juice cocktail
1 3-inch cinnamon stick
6 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
2 tablespoons honey
cinnamon sticks, for garnish
Combine apple cider, cranberry juice cocktail and cinnamon stick in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil (8 to 10 minutes). Continue cooking until heated through and flavors are blended (8 to 10 minutes).
Remove from heat. Remove cinnamon stick; discard. Add butter and honey; stir until butter melts. Transfer to a slow cooker.
To serve, ladle into heated mugs. Garnish with cinnamon stick and add a splash of rum, if desired.
Makes 8 1-cup servings.
— Land O’Lakes