1 pkg (8-oz) fresh cranberries
3 quarts water, divided
2 cups sugar
1 cup cinnamon red hot candies
24 whole cloves
3 cinnamon sticks
3 oranges, juiced
3 lemons, juiced
Boil the cranberries in 1 quart of the water for 10 minutes; set aside.
Mix the following in a 4-at to 6-qt slow cooker or crock pot; the remaining 2 quarts of water, sugar, red hot candies, cloves, and cinnamon sticks. Place lid on cooker and cook on high for 1 hour or until the candies have melted.
Strain the cranberry mixture and stir the liquid into the cooker. Mix in the juices from the oranges and lemons.
Replace lid on cooker and continue to cook on high for 2 hours. Turn heat to low to keep warm and serve directly from the cooker.