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Crock Pot Cranberry Cider

Crock Pot Cranberry Cider

Crock Pot Cranberry Cider a delicious hard cider made in the slow cooker. Perfect Thanksgiving drink, non-alcoholic or with a splash of rum!
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword cider, cranberry, crockpot, slow cooker
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings 12 cups


  • 8 cups Cranberry Juice 64 ounces
  • 4 cups Apple Cider 32 ounces
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 2 tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 4 cinnamon sticks plus more for garnish
  • 1 tbsp whole cloves tied in a cheesecloth to contain them
  • 1 ounce light or dark rum per served glass - *opt


  • Combine cranberry juice, apple cider, cranberries, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks & cloves in crock pot.
  • Cook on high if you plan on using within 2-3 hours. Cook on low for longer.
  • Allow to simmer & warm until ready to serve- stirring occasionally.
  • Ladle into mugs, garnish with additional cinnamon stick
  • Add in one ounce of rum per mug if desired.