homemade cinnamon-applesauce ornaments

Posted on December 23rd, 2009 by mountain girl  |  No Comments »

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Mmmm…ready to bake something that smells really good?   These wintry little ornaments (for seeing and smelling, not eating!) will bring cozy aromas of cinnamon and spice to your house.

 

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And…they’re super easy to make!

 

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Just mix up the following ingredients:

1 cup cinnamon

1 cup applesauce

1 tablespoon school glue

 

Be sure to wear gloves, though. The cinnamon can really irritate your hands, especially if you have sensitive skin.

 

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I love how strange and spiderman-ish my hand looks here! Almost like a wierd robot.

 

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Roll out dough and cut. (We selected 4 cookie cutters from our collection, of course!)

 

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We baked them at 200 F for about 2 hours, till they were pretty hard.

I nearly always line my cookie seets with parchment paper now. They really help with the cleanup. Although of course, I have really fond memories of growing up with our cookie sheets encrusted with the burnt offerings of years and years of cookie-baking…and scraping.

 

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Before baking, Zia gave these the sniff-test.

They definitely passed.

 

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They really do smell yummy. I’d better watch Zia to make sure she doesn’t eat these.

But, hey…school glue is non-toxic, right? 🙂

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