make cinnamon ornaments

December 7, 2015

i’ve never made ornaments before, but i’m sure glad i did. they were super easy to make! the only disappointing thing was that i constantly wanted to take a bite out of them, but they are hardly eatable.

all you need are three ingredients//
1 cup applesauce
11/3 cup cinnamon
a teaspoon ground cloves.

preheat your oven to 200
mix applesauce, cinnamon, and cloves into a bowl. recipes i saw said to use an electric mixer, but i used a spoon and it turned out just fine. once you’ve mixed it all together, sprinkle some cinnamon onto a smooth surface like you would flour, and roll out the mixture until it’s about 1/4 of an inch thick. then go to town with your cookie cutters. i used a straw to poke a hole for the ribbon, and it seemed to work out really perfect. after you have all the cut outs you want, place them onto a pan, make sure you use parchment paper first, much easier to get the ornaments off once they’re baked. put them in the oven for about an hour and a half, or until they’re fully hardened. if you leave them in too long, they could crack or burn so make sure you check on them at the hour mark. it’s seriously so easy! and it makes your house smell wonderful. just remember, as much as you might will want to, don’t eat them.