COOKING MOM: Mulled cranberry apple cider, cranberry meatballs
Amy Hanten the Cooking Mom is embarking on cranberry season -- she shows you how to make her cranberry apple cider and cranberry meatballs.
Mulled Apple Cranberry Cider
Ingredients: 12 cups apple juice 6 to 8 cups cranberry juice ½ cup brown sugar 1 to 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 4 cinnamon sticks 4 whole cloves Fresh cranberries
Combine all of the ingredients together and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes. Serve warm in mugs with fresh cranberries for garnish.
Ingredients: 1 can (14 ounces) jellied Cranberry Sauce 1 bottle (12 ounces) Chili Sauce 1 tablespoon minced onion 1/4 cup Pinot Noir or dry red wine 2-pound bag frozen, pre-cooked, cocktail-size meatballs
Directions: Whisk together first 4 ingredients. Place frozen meatballs in a slow cooker. Pour sauce over the top. Cook on low for about 3 to 4 hours. Serve with toothpicks as an appetizer. Also great over mashed potatoes for dinner.