HONEY GROG

HONEY GROG

4 cups apple cider or apple juice
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 cinnamon stick, 3 inches long
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup light rum, optional

Combine all ingredients except rum in medium saucepan and bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Simmer 5 minutes. Stir in rum just before serving, if desired.