Hot Buttered Punch
Not many drinks these days include butter, but this treat carries a long tradition. It's unique and yummy.
Yields about 10 cups
Cooking time: 3–4 hours
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Pot size: 3–5 quarts
1. Combine the sugar, water, salt, spices, cranberry sauce, and pineapple juice in the slow cooker.
2. Cover and heat on a low setting for 3 to 4 hours. Stir twice to blend in the cranberry sauce as it melts.
3. Provide the cinnamon sticks and butter dabs to garnish individual servings. Keep the butter chilled, ready for guests to drop in their drink.