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Slow cooker apple cider garnished with apple slices, oranges, cranberries, cinnamon sticks and spices.

Slow Cooker Apple Cider

This slow cooker apple cider recipe is infused with citrus and spices and simmered to perfection. You're going to want this crock pot mulled cider at all of your holiday gatherings!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 119kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 8 cups apple juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole allspice berries
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 star anise optional
  • 1 orange sliced
  • garnishes: cinnamon sticks, sliced apples, oranges and cranberries


  • Place the apple juice, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks, allspice berries, cloves, star anise and orange in a slow cooker.
  • Cook on HIGH for 1 1/2 hours or LOW for 3 hours. Remove whole spices and orange slices. Serve, garnished with cinnamon sticks, apples, oranges and cranberries if desired.


Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 258mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.5mg