This scrumptious nonalcoholic punch adds pear, cranberries and vanilla to the traditional hot cider.

A.J. Rathbun
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2009

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Recipe Summary

total:
50 mins
Servings:
10

Nutrition Profile:

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine water, sugar, ginger and 1 pear in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Strain out the solids and return the mixture to the pan.

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  • Add the remaining pears, cider, lemon and allspice and heat over medium-high heat, stirring often, for 15 minutes.

  • Add cranberries and vanilla and reduce the heat to medium-low (the liquid should be simmering, not boiling). Let simmer for 10 minutes more. Serve in heat-safe mugs.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Let cool, cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Reheat on the stovetop over low heat or in the microwave on Medium.

Nutrition Facts

169 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 41.5g; dietary fiber 1.7g; sugars 37.5g; fat 0.1g; vitamin a iu 18IU; vitamin c 5.9mg; folate 2.8mcg; calcium 8.9mg; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 4.4mg; potassium 59.9mg; sodium 2mg.
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