Stir together the following ingredients, and store them in an airtight jar:

1/2 cup dried cranberries
12 cinnamon sticks (approx. 1 inch long each)
1/2 tsp. whole cloves
2 tbs. whole allspice
1 tsp. dried grated orange peel

Serves 12-14.

In a large saucepan, combine entire contents of cider mix with 2 quarts of apple cider, 1 quart of water, and 1 sliced orange. Heat through, but do not allow to boil.

Serve hot with additional orange slices for garnish, and cinnamon sticks to stir.