Well, Happy Day Before Halloween! If your area is anything like mine, there's no telling what kind of weather you will be experiencing as you take the kids in your life trick-or-treating or go out on your own for whatever reason. Here is a nice warming drink for those that get chilly weather!
Hot Spiced Cider
2 quarts apple cider
1/2 cup molasses
4 lemon slices, cut in half
12 whole cloves
2 (2-inch) cinnamon sticks
1/4 cup lemon juice
Garnishes: cinnamon sticks,lemon wedges, whole cloves
Bring cider and next 4 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.
Remove cinnamon sticks and cloves with a slotted spoon; stir in lemon juice. Garnish, if desired.