25 Craves of Christmas

Dec. 2: Holiday Hot Cinnamon Cider

Who says you can't relax during finals week? Take a break from the books and cozy up with this perfect holiday pick-me-up, you deserve it! Studies show that simply the smell of cinnamon improves memory and brain health so, really, you're doing yourself a favor! Drink up, and ace those finals! (Courtesy of Food.com)


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3 quarts apple cider
1/3 cup red cinnamon candies
1 tablespoon whole allspice
3 tablespoons honey

In saucepan, combine apple cider, cinnamon candies and allspice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove allspice. Stir in honey.

Read more: <a href="http://www.food.com/recipe/holiday-hot-cinnamon-cider-350409?oc=linkback">http://www.food.com/recipe/holiday-hot-cinnamon-cider-350409?oc=linkback</a>