Hot Spiked Cider
Submitted by: Lady Lynda
1 quart water
3 orange spice tea bags
1/2 cup light brown sugar
2 cups apple cider
1 1/2 cups light rum
8 cinnamon sticks
3 teaspoons butter
Pour water into a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and toss in the orange spice tea bags. Cover andlet steep 5 minutes.  Remove tea bags and stir in sugar, applecider, rum, and 2 of the
cinnamon sticks. Heat just to steaming -- do not boil.-- Ladle hot cider into 6 mugs and drop 1/2 teaspoon
butter into each.  Garnish with a cinnamon 'swizzle' stick. Serves 6.

Mexican Coffee
Submitted by: Amy
3/4 cup ground dark roast coffee
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
6 cups water
1 cup milk 1/3 cup chocolate
2 tbs. light brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
whipped cream
a dash of ground cinnamon to garnish
Place cinnamon in the filter basket when you brew your coffee. In a saucepan, blend milk, chocolate sryup & brown sugar. Stir over low heat, until sugar dissolves. Combine milk mixture and brewed coffee; stir in vanilla. Garnish w/whipped cream and the dash of cinnamon.  Serves 6.
--Amy note-- : I love this coffee!

Cranberry Tea I
Submitted by: Becky
3 teaspoons instant tea powder
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
6 cups boiling water

1 (3 ounce) package cherry flavored gelatin
1 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 quart cranberry juice
1/2 cup white sugar

Place the instant tea, allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg in a bag and steep in the boiling water for 5 minutes.  Stir in the cherry gelatin and let mixture cool.  Add the orange juice, lemon juice, cranberry juice and sugar.  Mix until sugar is dissolved.  Serve warm, keep any extra in the refrigerator.

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