Crock-pot Apple Cider


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Apple cider is the quickest and easiest drink to make for the holiday season. Just throw all the ingredients together, set the crock pot to low and walk away; in 4 to 6 hours you will have a hot, tasty beverage to serve to your guests throughout the evening. Your house will also be filled with an amazing smell.

2 quarts apple juice
1 tsp whole allspice
1 tsp whole cloves
Dash of ground nutmeg
2 sticks cinnamon
1 orange, sliced
1/4 cup brown sugar (optional)

Tie the cloves and allspice in a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring the corners of the cheese cloth all together and tie with a string to form a bag. (Or just put the cloves and allspice in a tea ball)

Place the tea ball with the spices in the crock-pot along with the rest of the ingredients. Cover and cook on Low for 4 to 6 hours. When ready to serve just remove the tea ball containing the spices and enjoy.