Apple Cider

The flavor of fresh cider does not fall far from the apple tree. Whether these drink recipes call for homemade apples or hard cider or simply build cider into the mix, these easy drink recipes are the picks of the orchard.

Berry-Ginger Cider

Better Homes and Gardens

Transform ordinary cider into a colorful drink with a syrup made of frozen berries spiced with ginger.

Total: 15 mins

Hot Spiced Cider


Perfect for warming up on a cold day, this tangy cider is a holiday favorite. If you're planning for a party, double the ingredients and heat in a slow cooker.

Mulled Cider

Family Circle

Heat up a chilly fall or winter day with a mug full of apple cider with a hint of citrus and warm spices. Increase the intensity of the cinnamon, clove and anise infusion by lengthening the simmer time.

Apple-Berry Cider

Better Homes and Gardens

Berries provide traditional mulled cider refreshingly fruity taste.

Cider-Brined Turkey with Roasted Apples

Midwest Living

Glazed apples and cider-brined turkey unite in this fall-friendly feast. Use the delicious drippings to make a tangy apple gravy.

Holiday Cider

Better Homes and Gardens

This basic holiday drink recipe is also good for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or any fall celebration.

Apple Cider Doughnut-Muffins


Applesauce adds even more fall flavor to these cider-flavored breakfast treats. Bonus: It replaces some of the fat while keeping these muffins moist!

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Cranberry Apple Crush

Better Homes and Gardens

This versatile fruity beverage can be served warm on a chilly fall day or chilled on a balmy summer afternoon.

Total: 15 mins

Mulled Cranberry Cider

Better Homes and Gardens

This festive drink is a great starter recipe for dinner or brunch. Or serve for a simple evening of snacks and drinks with friends.

Hot Buttered Cider

Better Homes and Gardens

To make a hot buttered rum drink, add 1/2 cup rum to this recipe.

Ghoul's Punch

Midwest Living

In this recipe, apple cider is simmered with a spice bag to make the base for a variety of Halloween drinks.

Cider-Baked Stuffed Apples with Salty Caramel Sauce

Midwest Living

Simple to make and delightful to eat, these fruit- and nut-stuffed apples smell wonderful simmering in the crockpot. Dress them up with a scoop of ice cream and drizzle of sea salt caramel glaze.

Cranberry Mulled Cider


Keep this cinnamon- and citrus-tinged cider chilled by tossing in frozen cranberries to act as ice cubes.

Tea and Cider Wassail

Better Homes and Gardens

Let the flavors of tea, four fruit juices, and spices brew in your slow cooker. Serve the festive drink for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Hot Strawberry Cider

Better Homes and Gardens

If you're looking to warm up on a chilly day, serve up some of this hot spiced apple-berry cider.

Total: 20 mins

Hot Holiday Apple Cider

Midwest Living

Christmas Cider

Diabetic Living

Chai tea bags and fruit juices make this a festive hot drink recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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