Slow Cooker Apple-Cherry Punch

This refreshing drink is great for hot days at the end of summer and the beginning of fall. It’s easy to make in a slow cooker.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 3 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 6 apples, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 1 pint fresh cherries, divided
  • 3 lemons, sliced
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 cups crushed ice


  • Add diced apples, apple cider, 1 cup cherries, lemon slices, and sugar to a 4-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 2 hours.
  • Pour through a fine-mesh strainer and chill. Serve chilled with ice and remaining cherries.