Serves 12




  • 1 gallon apple cider
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 orange, washed and cut in half
  • 10 cloves, pressed into the skin side of the orange
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cored and cut into small dice
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup honey
  • 5 cinnamon sticks + extra for garnish
  • 1 cup Fireball Cinnamon Whisky


  • 1

    Heat the apple cider and orange juice in a large pot over medium heat.

  • 2

    Press the cloves securely into the skin of the orange halves and then add to the pot. Add remaining ingredients except whiskey and stir to combine.

  • 3

    Bring the mixture to a low boil, and then reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

  • 4

    Remove the oranges and discard.

  • 5

    About 10 minutes before serving, add the Fireball Cinnamon Whisky. Serve warm.


If you prefer non-alcoholic cider, simply skip the whiskey step and serve.