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

Step-By-Step

1Using a vegetable peeler, peel fruit carefully, removing only the peel, not any of the white pith.

2Cut or tear into one inch pieces.

3Spread peel on paper towel lined pan.

4Place in preheated oven to 175.

5Dry in oven for 1 1/2 hours, tossing occasionally.

6Peels should be leathery and/or slightly crunchy.

7Spread peels on dry paper towels and let air dry for 24 hours.

8Combine with remaining ingredients.

9Fill jars with mixture, place lids on and screw bands on tightly.

yield: 3 or 4 half pint jars.

10To 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