Nina’s mother gave me this recipe years ago and it is so easy to make and quite the crowd pleaser! The aroma alone is delightful.

Hot Cranberry Punch – by Reba Nichols, Oklahoma
There is nothing more beautiful or tasty than this punch at Holiday Parties!

12 whole cloves & 4 sticks cinnamon bark — Seep in 1 pint water for 15 minutes, then pour into container.
1 package raw cranberries — Cook in 1.5 quarts of H2O then sieve cranberries, adding liquid to container.

Add:

1 small can frozen orange juice*
1 small can frozen pineapple juice*
*Dilute each according to directions on can or substitute 24 ounces of fresh or canned juice.
2 lemons – juiced
1 pint grapejuice2 cups of sugar* (for more tart juice, reduce to 1 ½ cups or to taste.)

Heat to serve. Also good cold.

*PS – Substitute stevia for sugar