Spicy Cranberry Punch


¾ cup brown sugar, firmly packed

1-cup water

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

½ teaspoon ground allspice

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

¾ teaspoon ground cloves

1 ½ quarts cranberry juice

1 46-oz. Can unsweetened pineapple juice.

Butter (optional)

Cinnamon sticks


Combine brown sugar, water, salt, spices (except cinnamon sticks) and cranberry juice in a 5-quart saucepan and bring to a boil.  Add the pineapple juice and bring back to a boil.  Pour into a warmed punch bowl.  Serve with a “dot” of butter and a cinnamon stick.


Serves about 20 people.