Christmas Wassil
Submitted by: Brenda
6 sticks cinnamon
18 whole cloves
1 teaspoon allspice
3 medium oranges
1 pint cranberry juice
6 cups apple juice
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon bitters
1 cup rum
Stick equal amount of cloves into the three oranges. Add all ingredients, except rum, in a large pan. Simmer for 15 minutes. Remove spices, add rum and serve hot. Makes 8 cups.

Holiday Punch
Submitted by: Barbiel
1 pint strawberries
2 cups crushed pineapple
1 cup mandarin orange pieces
2 cups apple cider
1/2 cup bourbon
1/2 cup rum
750 ml champagne
Cut the tops off of the strawberries. Place the berries, pineapple, and oranges in a food processor or blender. Puree. Mix with the cider, bourbon and rum. Cover and refrigerate overnight. At service time, add the well-chilled champagne to the mixture. Chill with a block of ice. 10-12 servings.

Mocha Java
Submitted by: Brenda
1 Tbsp. Cafe' Au Lait Mix
1 Tbsp. Creme de Cacao
1 1/4 tsp. hot cocoa mix or chocolate malt mix
Place ingredients in a cup. Add 4 oz. boiling water. Stir well.

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