Hot Apple Cider Christmas Wassail recipe served in a mug on a black and red plaid cloth napkin with fresh cranberries, an orange slice and a cinnamon stick for garnish.

Crock Pot Christmas Wassail

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 Hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 8 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Crock Pot Recipes
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


Crock Pot Christmas Wassail

Celebrate the holidays with a warm and spicy mug of this Crock Pot Christmas Wassail recipe. Hot Apple cider recipes can be served straight from the crock pot during the festive holiday season.



  • 3 black tea bags
  • 3 cup water
  • 8 cups apple cider or apple juice
  • 4 cups cranberry juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 cinnamon sticks, plus more for garnish
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 3 cups whole cranberries, for garnish
  • 1 or 2 orange cut into very thin slices, for garnish


  1. In a small saucepan boil the water and add the tea bags. Return to a boil and remove from the burner to steep for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour the apple cider, cranberry juice, and orange juice into the slow cooker.
  3. Pour the steeped tea into the crock pot and add the sugar. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
  4. Add the whole cinnamon sticks and whole cloves to the crock pot. Cover and heat on high for 2 to 4 hours.
  5. Before serving remove the whole cloves and cinnamon sticks from the slow cooker.
  6. Add the 3 cups of cranberries to the slow cooker. Arrange the orange slices and a couple of cinnamon sticks on top of the whole cranberries for garnish.
  7. Serve in a mug with whole cranberries, a slice of orange and a cinnamon stick.
  8. Makes 12 servings.


  • Serving Size: 1 Mug
  • Calories: 157

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