A good Thanksgiving or holiday party deserves a memorable beverage too; a brewed beauty that makes everyone feel jolly and perhaps just a little thankful. Hot Spiced Cranberry Punch is that Thanksgiving treat that everyone will be sipping on! The tart and sweet cranberry flavor is lightened with the addition of tropical pineapple juice and then warmed alongside the fragrant holiday spices you know and love — cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg. The result is sharp, smoky, sweet, and truly enchanting. Hot Spiced Cranberry Punch will absolutely punch up your next get-together.

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  • 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
  • 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • nutmeg, to taste
  • salt, to taste
  • 6 teaspoons butter, optional, sliced, for garnish
  • cinnamon sticks, optional, to taste, for garnish


Step 1 -In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, add the cranberry juice, the pineapple juice, the water, the brown sugar, the ground cloves, the ground cinnamon, the ground allspice, the nutmeg, and the salt and stir to combine.

Step 2 -Bring the punch mixture to a boil.

Step 3 -Pour the punch equally between six heatproof cups or mugs.

Step 4 -Serve garnished with the slices of butter and the cinnamon sticks.