6 cups apple juice or apple cider
4 cups cranberry juice
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 cinnamon sticks
1 teaspoon whole cloves
Cheesecloth and string for spice bag
Garnish: additional cinnamon sticks
In a large saucepan, combine apple juice or cider, cranberry juice, and brown sugar.
Place cinnamon sticks and cloves in a piece of cheesecloth. Tie cheesecloth closed, using string.
Place spice bag in juice. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove spice bag prior to serving. Serve warm. If desired, garnish with additional cinnamon sticks.
*Recipe can be doubled and heated in a 24-cup electric coffeepot. Place brown sugar and spices in basket of coffeepot.