Favorite Holiday Libations..
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I've been making this Hot Christmas Punch for many years. I first posted the recipe in a Club Cookbook back in 1988. It's made without alcohol so that kids can enjoy it and adults can spike their own mugs.
Hot Christmas Punch
24 oz. frozen apple concentrate
12 oz. frozen orange concentrate
3 qt. water
1/3 cup Grenadine syrup
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. whole cloves
4 tsp. whole allspice
3 cinnamon sticks, broken
Simmer ingredients in a large covered pot on low for 1/2 hr. Let stand with lid on for at least 2 hrs. Reheat, strain spices through a colander and serve hot. It's beautiful served in a clear coffee carafe for a party. A crockpot also works well for serving.
Individual mugs can be spiked with *Rum*, *Bourbon*, or *Brandy*.
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