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Thanksgiving Grog

Thanksgiving Grog

Thanksgiving Grog

Vary the fruits and colors in the ice ring for the holiday–let your imagination be your guide.


Makes 24 servings (about 5 ounces each)


Thanksgiving Ice Ring
1 can (12 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
2 quarts cranberry juice cocktail
1 quart apple cider
1/2 cup instant orange-flavored breakfast drink
1/4 teaspoon red food coloring (optional)
1 bottle (1 liter) lemon-lime soda


  1. The day before serving, prepare Thanksgiving Ice Ring; freeze until firm.
  2. When ready to serve, combine all remaining ingredients except soda in large punch bowl; stir to blend well. Pour in soda.
  3. Unmold ice ring; float in punch.


For adult parties, stir in 1 cup vodka and 1/2 cup orange-flavored liqueur with the apple cider, if desired.

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