SUBMITTED BY: Lori in NY
Scented Cinnamon Cutouts (decorative, NOT edible)
- 1 (4-oz) can (about one cup) cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon cloves
- 1 tablespoon nutmeg
- 3/4 cup applesauce
- 2 tablespoons white glue
- 1 drinking straw
1 In medium bowl, combine cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Add applesauce and glue; stir to combine. Work mixture wuth hands for 2 to 3 minutes or until dough is smooth and ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
2 Divide dough into 4 portions. Roll out each portion to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut dough with 2 inch cookie cutters of desired shapes. Or trace child’s handprint.
3 Using drinking straw, make small hole in top of each ornament. Place cutouts on wire racks; allow to dry at room temp for several days, turning over onc each day for more even dryng.
4 Insert ribbon through hole in each ornament; tie with knot or bow. DO NOT EAT!
Makes about 32 (2 inch) ornaments
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