Apple Cider Mulling Spice Sachets

Want to give a gift that takes thought and time but also has your own personal touch? Check out this easy homemade gift idea from McCormick.
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Apple Cider Mulling Spice Sachets
Serving: 2, 1-cup servings
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Apple Cider Mulling Spice Sachets
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1 Big Y®Cinnamon Stick, broken in half

2 McCormick® Whole Cloves

2 McCormick Whole Allspice Berries

2 cups Big Y Apple Cider

¼ teaspoon Big Y Vanilla Extract

-- Cheese cloth or finely-woven muslin spice bags

-- Cooking twine


1. Place spices in the center of a piece of cheesecloth. Tie tightly with a long piece of string or tie muslin bag tightly.
2. Place spice sachet in small saucepan. Add apple cider.
3. Simmer over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes or until fragrant. Stir in vanilla.
4. Discard spice sachet. Serve warm.

Tip: Make a party-size sachet by increasing cinnamon sticks to 4, whole cloves to 2 teaspoons, whole allspice to 1 teaspoon, vanilla to 2 teaspoons and apple cider to 2 quarts (8 cups).

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This homemade gift idea comes from McCormick & Company, Inc and was featured on Western Mass News December 17th, 2015. Visit for more holiday inspirations.
Cook Time: 1 1/4 hours
Cook Time: 1 3/4 hours
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour (includes freezing time)
Cook Time: 1 1/2 hours (including cooling time)