“Hot Cranberry Punch is easy to make and handy to have in the refrigerator when guests come calling at
holiday time. It’s also wonderful to drink at night on a cold winter day.”
- Yield: 12 Servings
- 2 quarts cranberry- apple juice
- 2 quarts cranberry juice
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1½ cups sugar
- 1 cup lemonade
- 4 cinnamon sticks
- 20 whole cloves
- 30 red- hot candies
- ¾ to 1 cup rum, optional
How to Make It
- Combine the juices, sugar, lemonade, spices, candies, and rum, if using, in a 5- quart stockpot. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour. Remove the spices.
- Cool and refrigerate until serving time. Reheat in a micro wave- safe container.