Hot Cranberry Punch

1/3 cup brown sugar, packed tightly
1/2 cup water
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground allspice
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
Pinch of salt
1 quart cranberry juice cocktail
2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice

Combine brown sugar, water, spices, and salt. Bring to a boil. Add cranberry and pineapple juices; return to a boil.

This punch can be served immediately, kept warm on simmer, or reheated to serve later.

Yields (8) 6-oz servings

Makes 8 servings