Easy Holiday Wassail

easy holiday wassail in a mug

Nothing says the holidays like this Easy Holiday Wassail! It’s a warm, spiced apple cider punch that’s sweet, tangy and perfectly spiced. Plus it makes the entire house smell just wonderful!




  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pot on the stove top, or a slow cooker.
  2. For the stovetop method, bring to a rolling boil, boil for a minute or two, then reduce heat and simmer on low for 45 minutes to an hour.
  3. For the slow cooker method, add all ingredients to a large slow cooker and cook on low for 4-5 hours.
  4. Store leftover wassail in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
  5. Reheat in the microwave, stovetop or slow cooker.


*Recipe adapted from my good friend, Megan Salin.

Keywords: wassail, holiday, Christmas, drink, easy recipes, slow cooker