Crowd-Pleasing Cider: Autumn in a Cup

This warm apple, cranberry, and orange cider is a must-have for fall parties. For a pretty presentation, right before guests make their way to the slow cooker, garnish the cider in the slow cooker with apple and orange slices and a handful of cranberries.

Crowd-Pleasing Slow Cooker Cider

Makes Approximately 10 Cups


1 liter
pure unsweetened apple juice
1 liter
unsweetened cranberry juice
2 cups
pure unsweetened orange juice
2-3 whole
cinnamon sticks
1/8 teaspoon
ground cloves
½ cup
sugar or honey


Place apple juice, cranberry juice, orange juice, cinnamon sticks, ground cloves, and sugar or honey in a slow cooker that is 4 quarts or larger; stir to combine. Set slow cooker to low; cook cider for 4 hours or until hot. Set slow cooker to warm. If your slow cooker does not have a warm setting, you can keep the temperature set to low. Refrigerate any leftovers, then just reheat.