Holiday Spice Potpourri

Holiday Spice Potpourri Recipe

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

How to Make Holiday Spice Potpourri

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.

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About Holiday Spice Potpourri

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American