5 h 10 m
40 whole cloves
2 large oranges, peeled
2 lemons, peeled
3/4 cup dried cherries
3 cinnamon sticks
8 cups apple cider
3 cups pulp-free orange juice
1 1/2 cups brandy, divided (optional)
Push 20 cloves into the outside of each peeled orange; place into your slow cooker. Add lemons, dried cherries, and cinnamon sticks.
Pour apple cider and orange juice into the slow cooker.
Cook liquid on High until gently boiling, about 5 hours. Reduce to Low to keep juice warm.
Ladle juice into mugs. Stir 1 ounce brandy into each serving.