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Let's Drink to That!

These holiday punch recipes offer a sweet way to celebrate the season.

mint tea in a punch bowl

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Nothing says the holidays better than a beautiful crystal bowl filled with a sparkling jewel-toned punch or the aroma of cinnamon and spices wafting from a slow cooker of simmering cider. Try some of our recipes for your next tree trimming party or holiday celebration.

Crimson Christmas Punch
This non-alcoholic punch is great for the whole family.

Fast Fruit Punch
A refreshing combination of citrus and grape juices you will want to serve year-round.

Substitute a cold, dry champagne for the red wine for another variation of this popular beverage.

Betty's Mulled Cider
Fruity, spicy and non-alcoholic.

Mulled Cider
This one is for the grown-ups with the addition of dark rum.

Mulled Wine
For convenience make this punch ahead of time, but don't add the brandy until you are ready to heat and serve.

Ginger-Peach Spiked Tea
Omit the brandy and you will have a wonderful non-alcoholic punch.

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