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Spice of Christmas Life Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 C. Brown sugar, packed
1/3 C. Red Cinnamon candies (Cinnamon Imperials)
1-2 Cinnamon sticks
6-8 whole Cloves
3 C. Cranberry juice
3-4 C. Water

Directions:
Directions:
Combine ingredients and simmer on stove until warm, remove cinnamon sticks prior to serving.
*If you have a percolator type coffeepot, place the sugar, candies, cinnamon sticks, and cloves in the coffeepot basket. Pour the cranberry juice, pineapple juice, and water into the coffeepot. Percolate the mixture.
**Do not do this in a Drip coffee maker.

 

 

 

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