Place cloves, allspice, cinnamon stick, and star anise in a cheesecloth square and
tie ends together.
In a large saucepan, combine spice bag, apple cider, cranberry juice, brown sugar,
and orange slices. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes,
Remove from heat and let stand for 30 minutes.
Discard spice bag and orange slices then pour into mugs.
Serves eight; serving size is 1 cup. Each serving provides: