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If you're already Pumpkin Spiced-out, try this alternate yummy caffeinated drink! But don't fret the details—RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord has everything you need to stick the gingerbread man in your Christmas latte. Read the full directions below!

You'll Need:

— 3 1/2 cups espresso, coffee or decaffeinated coffee

— 1/4 cup pure maple syrup

— 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

— 2 tbsp brown sugar

— 3 tsp ground ginger

— 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

— 2 cinnamon sticks

— Pinch of cloves

— 8 cups whole milk

— Optional toppings: Caramel, graham cracker crumbs, whipped, cream, gingerbread cookies

Instructions:

1. Add all ingredients to slow cooker.

2. Cook on low for three hours, then set slow cooker to warm and cook for additional two hours.

3. Stir before serving. (If you'd like to keep the cloves and cinnamon sticks out of people's mugs, use a strainer.) You're done!

Inspired by: The Cookie Rookie

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