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Welch's® Sparkling
  Holiday Punch 

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Start to Finish: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Makes: 30 servings

3 cups Cold Water
3/4 cup Family Gourmet Sugar
5 Cinnamon Sticks
1 bottle Welch's Sparkling Red or
   Sparkling White Grape Juice Cocktail; chilled
1 cup Orange Juice
½ cup Lemon Juice
3 bottles (16 oz. each) Lemon-lime Soda; chilled
Ice Cubes made with Welch's Sparkling Red or
   Sparkling White Grape Juice Cocktail
1. In a medium saucepan, combine water, sugar and cinnamon sticks to make cinnamon syrup. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

2. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks, cover and refrigerate two hours.

3. In a large punch bowl, combine the cinnamon syrup, Sparkling Red or Sparkling White Grape Juice Cocktail, orange juice, lemon juice and soda. Add ice cubes. If desired, garnish punch with additional cinnamon sticks or float fruit-filled ice cubes, orange, lemon or lime slices. Makes about 30 1/2-cup servings.