Holiday Spice Potpourri Recipe

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Holiday Spice Potpourri

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

These smell really good and are pretty simple to make. I like the fact that you can make a batch of them ahead of time and have them ready to use whenever you want to.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
oranges
4
lemons
1/2 c
whole cloves
1/2 c
whole allspice
10
cinnamon sticks, broken
10
bay leaves, broken
4 8-oz
decorared jelly jars, with bands and lids

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a vegetable peeler, peel fruit carefully, removing only the peel, not any of the white pith.
2
Cut or tear into one inch pieces.
3
Spread peel on paper towel lined pan.
4
Place in preheated oven to 175.
5
Dry in oven for 1 1/2 hours, tossing occasionally.
6
Peels should be leathery and/or slightly crunchy.
7
Spread peels on dry paper towels and let air dry for 24 hours.
8
Combine with remaining ingredients.
9
Fill jars with mixture, place lids on and screw bands on tightly.

yield: 3 or 4 half pint jars.
10
To use:
Remove lid and leave band on for decoration to fragrance a room. OR put one Tblsp into a jar and fill jar with boiling water to release fragrance.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American