Red Hot Spiced Cider Red Hot Spiced Cider

Red Hot Spiced Cider

Kendra Bailey Morris for NPR
Red Hot Apple Cider
Kendra Bailey Morris for NPR

Makes 4 servings

4 cups apple cider

1/8 cup Red Hots candies

1/4 teaspoon whole cloves

1 stick cinnamon

1/2-inch long whole, peeled gingerroot (lightly smashed)

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Bring all ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce and simmer 10 minutes. Strain and serve hot in mugs garnished with a cinnamon stick.