Slow-Cooker Warm Cider Glogg
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As the cider heats in the slow cooker, it fills the house with the aroma of holiday cheer.

Technique Tip: If you don't have a slow cooker, the glogg can be heated on the stovetop in an 8 quart pan to about 165° F. for 15 minutes.

Swap Option: Leave out the brandy to make it nonalcoholic.

Ingredients

  • Glogg

    • 1 gallon fresh cider
    • 5 cups apple brandy, such as Applejack
    • 3 Granny Smith apples, cut into quarters
    • 3 Fuji or McIntosh apples, cut into quarters
    • 3 cups fresh cranberries (reserve 1 cup for garnish)
    • 1 orange, cut into slices
    • 5-6 star anise
    • 8-10 cloves
    • 2-3 knobs of fresh ginger, peeled (about the size of your thumb)
    • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • Garnish

    • 1 cup fresh cranberries
    • 15 sticks cinnamon
    • 1 green apple, cup into 15 thin slices
    • 1 red apple, cut into 15 thin slices
    • 15 strips orange zest (from one orange)

Preparation

Place all glogg ingredients into a slow cooker; cook on medium-high heat without the lid for 1½ hours.

To serve, place one of each of the garnish items into each cup; ladle the glogg over the garnish in each cup. 

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