Combine apple cider and cinnamon sticks in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer. Cook for 10 minutes.
Remove cider from heat, then add rum or whiskey.
Ladle into glasses and serve hot. Enjoy!
This recipe serves 2 to 3 people: a larger 1 ½ cup serving for 2 people; or a smaller 1 cup serving for 3 people.If you're also serving kids or someone who doesn't drink, just add the alcohol by the glass: 1 ½ ounces per 1 ½ cup serving; or 1 ounce per 1 cup serving.To serve more people, double or triple the recipe.This recipe is simple, but flexible. You can substitute different liquors for the rum or whiskey. And consider adding other whole spices, or ingredients such as orange slices, to the cider, as well. See tips before the recipe for lots of ideas.