Spiced Apple Cider: A Warm Embrace for Chilly Days

Image of two white cups filled with spiced apple cider topped with sliced apples and cinnamon sticks.

How to make warm spiced apple cider.

As the golden leaves begin to dance their way to the ground and the cool embrace of fall wraps itself around us, there’s nothing quite as comforting as holding a mug of warm spiced apple cider in your hands.

This classic drink captures the very essence of autumn, with the fusion of aromatic spices and the tanginess of fresh apples, making it a perfect drink to curl up with as the days get colder.

The Magic Behind the Spiced Apple Cider

Spiced apple cider is more than just a beverage; it’s a sensory experience. The smell conjures memories of apple orchards, hayrides, and pumpkin patches. The taste? A delightful dance of sweet, tangy, and spicy on the palate. The secret to its magic lies in the harmony of ingredients, each lending to its unique touch.

Cook Time:

28 minutes


  • ½ Gallon (8 Cups) Apple Cider or Cloudy Apple Juice
  • 3 Cinnamon Sticks (click to add to cart)
  • 1 tsp Whole Cloves
  • ¼ tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • ½ – 1 Orange Peel (try to avoid the white pith)


  1. Mix together in a crockpot.
  2. Warm on low for 2-3 hours.
  3. Optional, for garnish: Additional cinnamon sticks, orange slices, apple slices

Take a moment to inhale the spicy aroma before taking a sip. This spiced apple cider not only warms the body but also the soul, making it a fall favorite for many.

While sitting back and sipping on your Spiced Apple Cider, learn what exciting adventures are happening in Ohio’s neighboring state, West Virginia, Fall Activities in the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.

Thank you to our friends at Walnut Creek Cheese for this delightful taste of fall.

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