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Hot Cranberry Punch

"Serve this rosy spiced beverage at parties and family gatherings during the winter. Everyone likes the tangy twist it gets from red-hots."
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Original recipe yields 28 servings (3 and 1/2 quarts)

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  1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine water, sugar and juices; stir until sugar is dissolved.
  2. If desired, place cloves in a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with string to form a bag. Add spice bag and red-hots to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours or until heated though. Before serving, discard spice bag and stir punch.


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This was a very good punch; however it was VERY sweet. I'll use less sugar next time. I also added mulling spices and fresh cranberries for extra flavor.

This drink is awesome!!! My 4 yr. old daughter loved it also. In my cheesecloth pouch i used a mulling spice that had orange peel, clove, and cinnamon sticks.

I really like this punch. I can't drink a lot of the hot drinks in the winter because they are made with apple juice. The punch makes the house smell good-it gives a warm and cozy feel. It's re...

We prepared this punch for a Christmas party. People who normally did not care to drink punch tried this drink and really liked it.