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Tasty Fall Recipes for Oktoberfest

The Cooking Mom, Amy Hanten stopped by to whip up a delicious fall recipe that’s perfect for Oktoberfest.  For more information or to purchase a copy of one of Amy’s cookbooks, click here.

Hot Caramel Apple Cider

Ingredients:
1 gallon apple cider
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon orange zest
3 cinnamon sticks
Whipped cream (optional)
Caramel ice cream topping (optional)

Directions:
In a large pot bring first 5 ingredients to a boil. Let simmer a few minutes. Ladle into mugs. Top with whipped cream and drizzle caramel on top if you like.


German Dinner in a Slow Cooker

Ingredients:
2 rings smoked sausage, sliced into 3 inch pieces
2 pounds sauerkraut
8 to 12 red potatoes, washed and halved or quartered depending on the size
1 onion sliced
6 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
2 apples, cored and sliced
2 bottles (12 ounces) beer
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon caraway seeds (optional)

Directions:
Place potatoes in slow cooker. Next add onion, apples, kraut, and bacon. Place sausage on top. Pour in beer, brown sugar and caraway seeds. Cook on low for 4 to 6 hours or on high for 2 to 3 hours or until the potatoes are tender.