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buttery cranberry cider

Recipe details:

buttery cranberry cider

what you need

  • 4 cups Ocean Spray Cranberry Cocktail
  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 2 4-inch sprigs rosemary plus additional branches for garnish
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 stick salted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup bourbon or dark rum (optional)

here's how

  1. Combine cranberry cocktail, cider, rosemary and brown sugar in a stainless or enameled saucepan over high heat.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in butter (and bourbon or rum if using) until butter is melted.
  4. Ladle into warm mugs, garnish with rosemary branch and serve.