Apple Cider Sangria

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 202 kcal

The perfect cocktail recipe for all of your fall parties and holidays!  You'll want to double the recipe!


  • 2 small pears, thinly sliced
  • 2 small apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1/2 cup apple whiskey (or regular whiskey)
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 1/2 cups sparkling white wine or Prosecco (can sub sparkling cider)
  • cinnamon sticks and star anise, for garnish


  1. To a large pitcher, add pear, apple, lemon and pomegranate seeds.

  2. Pour apple cider into the pitcher, followed by apple whiskey and brandy.  Refrigerate for a few hours, and then add the sparkling wine right before serving).

  3. Pour chilled sangria into glasses, making sure to get plenty of fruit in each glass.  Garnish each glass with a cinnamon stick and a star anise.

Recipe Notes

  • 6 WEIGHT WATCHERS Freestyle SmartPoints per glass (recipe divided into 6 servings)
  • Star anise can be found in the spice aisle.
  • Optional:  If you want the cinnamon sticks and star anise to marinate with the sangria while chilling, you can totally do that instead of using those as a garnish.

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