Magazine article Sunset

Ornaments with the Scent of Applesauce and Cinnamon

Magazine article Sunset

Ornaments with the Scent of Applesauce and Cinnamon

Article excerpt

Ornaments with the scent of applesauce and cinnamon

Take a whiff. These whimsical ornaments do more than just decorate the Christmas tree: they fill the room with spicy aromas. To make them, you simply mix powdered cinnamon with applesauce, roll out the dough-like mixture, mold it, and bake. Dabs of paint help the gingerbread-colored ornaments stand out against the darker foliage of your tree.

For a dozen, you'll need:

About 4 ounces ground cinnamon

About 10 tablespoons applesauce

Acrylic paints

A small paintbrush

4 yards 1/8-inch-wide satin ribbon

To make dough, put cinnamon and applesauce into a large bowl; blend thoroughly with a spoon. Knead mixture into a ball. It should have the consistency of thick cooky dough and should roll out easily without cracking; if too thick, add more applesauce, a teaspoon at a time.

Next, divide dough in half and roll each section into a 1/4-inch-thick, 10-inch-diameter round; if dough sticks, sprinkle some cinnamon onto your work surface. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.