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simmering holiday potpourri gift in a jar

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Stormy Stewart
Mio, MI

This is a wonderful gift for anyone who likes the holiday cooking smell anytime. Is wonderful added to a pot over an open fire also, like when camping in the fall. We also warn this up when watching a Christmas movie. Keep it in a Mason jar so it will stay fresh. Makes 12 half pint or 6 pint jars or 3 qts

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For simmering holiday potpourri gift in a jar

  • 7 c
    dried orange peel
  • 2 c
    dried lemon peel
  • 1 can
    dried lime peel
  • 10
    cinnamon sticks, snapped into thirds
  • 1/2 c
    whole cloves
  • 3/4 c
    dried pine needles
  • 20-25
    each: allspice berries and juniper berries
  • 1/2 c
    whole cloves

How To Make simmering holiday potpourri gift in a jar

  • 1
    Mix in a bowl and put in 1/2 pint or pint Mason jar to give as gifts and then tie with a decorative ribbon or piece of raffia. Add a note card, and give as gifts for your friends at Yule. Attach tag below
  • 2
    Holiday potpourri To use, simply scoop ½ of mix into a small pot, and cover with a few inches of water. Allow to simmer on low heat on your stovetop, adding water as the potpourri reduces down. You can also use a small potpourri-sized crock pot.

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