Crockpot Cranberry Citrus Cinnamon Tea

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Crockpot Cranberry Citrus Cinnamon Tea is one of the first things I make when someone in my family feels like they’re coming down with a cold.

This is a warm and soothing drink laced with plenty of honey to soothe coughs and scratchy throats. Make it in the crockpot, rather than one cup at a time, and sip it throughout the day when you need a bit of comfort.

Crockpot Cranberry Citrus Cinnamon Tea

Overhead shot of tea cups with orange slices floating on top

Soothe Yourself

I don’t rely on tea to keep us in good health, of course. But it sure does help keep us feeling comforted and warm during a long, bitter winter.

  • Honey is excellent at controlling coughs and soothing sore throats.
  • Cinnamon has fantastic anti-inflammatory properties.
  • A handful of cranberries and citrus slices add vitamin C, too.

Plus, it tastes and smells amazing.

Refrigerate the Leftovers

If you happen to have any leftover at the end of the day, strain and refrigerate it. You can warm it up again on the stove, in the crockpot, or even in the microwave. Add fresh orange slices and sip away! (Related: 15 Ways to Reuse Tea Bags.)

Overhead view of Cups of Crockpot Cranberry Orange Cinnamon tea
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5 from 2 votes

Crockpot Cranberry Citrus Cinnamon Tea

A sweetly soothing, fragrant tea to make in your crockpot at the first sign of scratchy throats.
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword beverage, comfort food, crockpot, tea
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Makes 10 cups
Calories 132kcal
Created by Katie Berry


  • Crockpot or Slow Cooker


  • 2 quarts water - room temperature
  • 6 decaf black tea bags - or 3 tbsp loose tea in a diffuser
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 large seedless orange - sliced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup honey


  • Add all ingredients to the crockpot. Cover and cook on HIGH for 30 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks, stir well, and serve.


You can leave this tea simmering on LOW heat after removing the teabags/infuser for up to 8 hours. After that, refrigerate leftovers then stir and reheat them on the stovetop or in the microwave. Discard after 3 days.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 41IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg

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  1. Katie Berry says:

    It’s delicious and, as an unexpected bonus, it makes the house smell amazing, too!

  2. Roseann Hampton says:

    This sounds wonderful for the chilly days ahead! Pinning!

  3. Florence @ VintageSouthernPicks says:

    This sounds like a delicious tea for anytime, not just for when you’re feeling sickly.

  4. Christine says:

    5 stars
    Thanks for posting on Inspiration Monday 🙂

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