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gift spice potpourri mix in a jar recipe

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Penny Hall
Tucson, AZ

Everyone loves a great smelling place.

(1 rating)
yield 5 or 6 jars
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For gift spice potpourri mix in a jar recipe

  • 4 oranges
  • 4 lemons
  • 1/2 c. whole cloves
  • 1/2 c. whole allspice
  • 10 cinnamon sticks broken
  • 10 bay leaves crumbled
  • 8 oz. jelly jars

How To Make gift spice potpourri mix in a jar recipe

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    Using a vegetable peeler, peel fruit carefully, removing only the peel. Spread peel on a paper towel lined pan. Place in a preheated 175°F. oven and dry peel in oven for 1 1/2 hours. Peels should be leathery. Air dry for 24 hours. Mix with remaining ingredients and pack into jars. To use remove lid or put 1 tablespoon into a pan and add boiling water. Varieation: Potpourri 3 cinnamon sticks 3 bay leaves 1/4 C. whole cloves 1/2 lemon 1/2 orange 1 quart water Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer as long as desired. Check often and add additional water if necessary. Mixture may be stored for several days if refrigerated and reused.

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