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Scented Applesauce-Cinnamon Ornaments

Valerie Cain Cuff

"This recipe is meant to be used to make ornaments on wreaths, gifts or to hang on Christmas trees. If fragrance starts to fade, drop a little cinnamon oil on ornament."
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10 m servings 76 cals
Original recipe yields 15 servings (15 ornaments)


  • Calories:
  • 76 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix applesauce and cinnamon together until it is thick enough to hold a form when cut into cookie cutter shapes. Flatten the mixture on a flat surface and cut into cookie cutter shapes.
  2. Place cookie shapes on a cookie sheet to dry for 3 to 4 days depending on the size and thickness of the cookies. If using as a hanging ornament, make hole with toothpick before drying.

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Making ornaments with this dough is a lot of fun and the result smells delightful! 1 1/2 cups applesauce to 2 cups cinnamon works for me to get a clay-like consistency. Dust hands with cinnamon ...

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I loved the idea of these ornaments, but how do you keep the dough from being too sticky to handle? I had trouble getting the ornaments up and on the cooling rack once I cut them. It proved to b...

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Making ornaments with this dough is a lot of fun and the result smells delightful! 1 1/2 cups applesauce to 2 cups cinnamon works for me to get a clay-like consistency. Dust hands with cinnamon ...

I made 200 of these ornaments as placeholders for my company xmas party, and they were a big hit. I bake mine in a slow oven (175 degrees C) for 2 to 3 hours, and it definitely makes your home ...

My family made these this year for our Christmas tree and to give out to friends and family. It was fairly easy to work with and kid friendly (I have a two year old and a one year old.) We put...

This is a terrific recipe, my kids and I have made it for years and years. One variation that we tried this year was to melt hard candy in the center of the cookie cut outs. We just cut out the ...

This recipe is good but I add a bit of white glue to mine to give it a little added strength.

This has quickly become our Christmas tradition. The kids first made these at school and for the last several years we have made them at home. We poke holes in them for hanging on the tree or ...

as stated, this is easy and fun as a family project, gift tags, or car scent. There is a cinnamon flavoring sold in Walmart in the crafts section of the store called LorrAnn sold in dram bottle...

This was a fun project. Definately use something larger than a toothpick for the hole - (we ended up needing to drill a larger hole through all of ours) - a straw would probably work better. G...

We made these when my son was in the 3rd grade. He is a senior this year and they still smell great. I store in a ziploc after the holidays. We hang a garland in the doorway and the ornaments...