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Slow Cooker (Instant Pot) Hot Holiday Punch

Perfect Punch with a nice touch of spice for the Holidays. 
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword hot holiday punch
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 163kcal
Author Tanya


  • 4 cups cranberry juice
  • 4 cups unsweetned pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon flavored candy (Red Hots)
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • white rum optional


  • Add cranberry juice, pineapple juice, Red Hots, and cinnamon sticks to Slow Cooker or Instant Pot. Stir. Cover and cook on low for 2-4 hours until punch is heated through and Red Hots have melted.
  • Remove cinnamon sticks and serve. May add orange slices or sugared cranberries as a garnish. 
    You may also add a bit of white rum to the mixture for a grown up version. 



Notes for Slow Cooker (Instant Pot) Hot Holiday Punch

  • Cook on the high setting if using an Instant Pot. For all other slow cookers, use the low setting.
  • If adding rum to the entire recipe, add about 1/4 cup. If using run in individual mugs, about 1 shot of rum should do.

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Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 256mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 23.6mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 0.8mg