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Scented Cinnamon Ornaments Recipe

This scented cinnamon ornaments recipe makes delightful ornaments with a special Christmas smell that will bring a pleasant atmosphere to your home this holiday season!

This scented cinnamon ornaments recipe can be used for more than just ornaments for your tree. Tuck them in different corners of your house to add a lovely spicy scent here and there. It is also fun to tuck a few into a package you are shipping or delivering so when the person opens the package he or she gets a wonderful Christmas smell before even seeing the gift.

Ingredients

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1 cup cinnamon
1 Tbsp. cloves
1 Tbsp. nutmeg
3/4 cup applesauce
2 Tbsp. white glue
ribbon

Instructions

  1. Mix the spices in a bowl.
  2. Add the applesauce and glue, stirring until well blended.
  3. Work the mixture until the dough is smooth and the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  4. Divide into 4 portions.
  5. Roll each portion on a floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness.
  6. Cut the dough with cookie cutters of your desired shapes.
  7. Using a straw or toothpick, make a small hole in the top of each ornament.
  8. Place on wire racks and allow to dry at room temperature for several days. (For more uniform drying, turn the ornaments over once each day.)
  9. Thread ribbon through the holes to form a garland. You can also glue to a wooden hoop, forming a wreath and then decorate with ribbon as desired.
  10. 1 Batch makes approximately 32 two-inch ornaments. DO NOT EAT!