So-Called Spiced Mulled “Wine”

Two mugs of spice mulled wine mocktail surrounded by ingredients

2 cups apple cider
1 1/3 cups cranberry juice
3 cinnamon sticks
1 orange, sliced into rings
1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
5 star anise pods

Combine all ingredients into a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer; 10 minutes. Strain liquid into mugs or glasses. Garnish with cinnamon stick, if desired.