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Halloween Grog

Halloween Grog


  • 1/2 gallon apple cider

  • 1/2 quart cranberry juice

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 3 to 4 star anise

  • 1 lemon, sliced into wheels

  • 1 orange, sliced into wheels

  • 1 apple, sliced 

  • Spiced rum, such as Captain Morgan’s


Heat all ingredients except rum in a large pot over low to medium heat until simmering.

Pour 1 1/2 ounces of spiced rum into goblets or glass mugs and top with hot cider mixture. Garnish with lemon wheel and serve.