Slow cooker cranberry apple cider with cinnamon

Slow cooker cranberry apple cider with cinnamon

Try your hand at making homemade cranberry apple cider — in a crockpot! This recipe calls for slow cooking fruits such as apples, oranges, and cranberries, plus some cinnamon sticks tossed in. 

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 84 kcal


  • 5 gala apples (about 2 pounds) ends removed and sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 navel orange peeled and cut into wedges
  • 3/4 cup whole cranberries
  • 5 cinnamon sticks
  • 6 cups water


  1. Add all of the ingredients to a slow cooker and stir.
  2. Cook on high for 4 hours.
  3. Turn off the slow cooker. Mash up the ingredients — I use a potato masher.
  4. Strain out the liquid using a sieve, cheese cloth, or a nut milk bag. Discard the fruit solids.
  5. Serve with cinnamon sticks.