Union Chef: Spiked Apple Cider

By Shelly Lurie

Get in the winter spirit with Labor 411’s recipe for spiked apple cider! This cocktail combines apple cider, dark rum, and cinnamon schnapps – perfect to bring to any festive gathering for those of legal drinking age.
Our spicy spiked cider is a definite crowd-pleaser. Try it out and serve at your Thanksgiving meal!

As always, our recipes are designed to use union-made ingredients – so you’re not only satisfying your taste buds, but also supporting good jobs here in the US!

Spiked Apple Cider

Ingredients (purchase from your local unionized grocery store):

¼ gallon Musselman’s Fresh Pressed Apple Sider
½ cup Bacardi dark rum
½ cup Dekuyper cinnamon schnapps
1 Granny Smith apple
½ lemon


1.    In a large pitcher, mix together cider, rum and schnapps.
2.    Peel apple and cut into large chunks. Place the apple chunks in a small bowl and squeeze ½ lemon over them. Toss apples in the lemon juice and then puncture diced apples onto skewers.
3.    Pour the spiked cider mixture into glasses filled with ice. Finally, garnish with an apple skewer and serve.


Labor 411 endorses moderate and responsible drinking.

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