Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider
I enjoyed a cup of this slow cooker caramel apple cider on Halloween along with a little slow cooker chocolate brownie.
It was the perfect sweet treat for Halloween. Or any fall day, really.
I’ve never had the caramel apple spice cider at Starbucks, but it sounds pretty darned good…
Steamed, freshly pressed apple juice and cinnamon syrup. Topped with sweetened whipped cream and caramel drizzle.
But Starbucks’ Caramel Apple Spice Short with No Whipped Cream is *8 WW Freestyle SmartPoints and the Caramel Apple Spice Short with Whipped Cream is *11 Freestyle SmartPoints!
Check out all the WW SmartPoints Values for Starbucks Caramel Apple Spice:
- Caramel Apple Spice Short with no whipped cream
(*8 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)
- Caramel Apple Spice Short with whipped cream
(*11 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)
- Caramel Apple Spice Tall with no whipped cream
(*12 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)
- Caramel Apple Spice Tall with whipped cream
(*16 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)
- Caramel Apple Spice Grande with no whipped cream
(*16 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)
- Caramel Apple Spice Grande with whipped cream
(*20 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)
- Caramel Apple Spice Venti with no whipped cream
(*21 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)
- Caramel Apple Spice Venti with whipped cream
(*25 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)
The Skinny on Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider
But, as soon as I saw a recipe for slow cooker caramel apple cider as I was flipping through More Make It Fast, Cook It Slow: 200 Brand-New, Budget-Friendly, Slow-Cooker Recipes by Stephanie O’Dea, I wanted to try it.
I decided that – instead of candy – a cup of warm, sweet and spicy slow cooker apple cider would be the perfect way to celebrate Halloween.
According to my calculations, each cup of crock pot caramel apple cider has 154 calories and *4 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, *6 WW Freestyle SmartPoints.
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If you like this slow cooker caramel apple cider, be sure to check out my other Weight Watchers friendly recipes including: Crock Pot Apple Cider with Orange Juice, Slow Cooker Hot Spiced Cider, Slow Cooker Skinny Pumpkin Spice Latte and Lightened Up Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
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Skinny Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider Recipe
- 4 cups apple cider
- 2 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping (such as Smuckers)
- 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 4 tablespoons sweetened light whipped cream (such as Reddi-Wip)
- More caramel for drizzling, if desired
- Ideal slow cooker size: 2-quart.
- Pour the apple cider into your slow cooker.
- Add the caramel syrup and spices and stir.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 3 hours (or on HIGH for 2 hours), or until heated through.
- Stir well and ladle into mugs. Squirt with a little whipped cream and drizzle of caramel if desired.
Source: Slightly adapted from More Make It Fast, Cook It Slow: 200 Brand-New, Budget-Friendly, Slow-Cooker Recipes by Stephanie O’Dea
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
Watch this video to see how easy it is to create your own favorite slow cooker apple cider at home:
If you like this slow cooked caramel apple cider recipe, you might also like:
- Slow Cooker Chai Apple Cider (Cookin’Canuck)
- Apple Cider Sparkle Party Punch (SkinnyKitchen)
- Spiced Apple Cider Sangria (TheYummyLife)
- Apple Cider-Tini (SkinnyKitchen)
Here’s another way to make crock pot apple cider from scratch:
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