Today we made a visit to Michael's and picked up some craft glue and ribbon and then headed over to Albertson's to pick up a jar of applesauce and some cinnamon. Today was the day to try out a craft I found on this web site.
It really was a fun project and now my whole house is permeated with the lovely smell of cinnomon. Did you know that allegedly cinnamon is an aphrodisiac? All I know is that is smells like Christmas and it makes me really happy! I should just wear one of these little gems around my neck and take a long whiff if I feel a little low.
Here is the recipe for these Cinnamon Applesauce Christmas Tree Ornaments
You will need
- Craft Glue
- Christmas Cookie Cutters
Mix equal parts applesauce and cinnamon and add 1 tsp. of craft glue for every cup of applesauce. If the dough is too wet to role out (I had this problem) then add more cinnamon. You can also add nutmeg and/or cloves for more fragrance. YUM! I actually had to use a smidgen of flour to roll out the dough and I don't know if this will affect the final outcome. Then roll out the dough and use your favorite cookie cutters to make ornaments. Let the "cookies" dry for a few days and harden up.
**Next Day Update** this morning my whole apartment smelled like cinnamon and the "cookies" are setting up!