Introduction

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Festive Spirit and Scent

Instead of making salt dough ornaments this year, check out this recipe for sweet-smelling DIY cinnamon ornaments.

Step 1

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Mix Ingredients

Preheat your oven to 200 degrees. In a bowl, mix 1 cup of cinnamon and 1/2 cup of applesauce. Stir well.

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Add Glue

Stir in 1/3 cup of craft glue.

Step 3

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Make a Dough Ball

Use your hands to thoroughly mix in the glue and then knead the dough into a ball.

Step 4

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Roll It Out

Place your ball of dough on parchment paper and roll it flat until it is about 1/2-inch thick.

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Cut Out Shapes

Create ornaments with cookie cutters and place on a baking sheet.

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Make Ribbon Hole

Use a toothpick to make a hole at the top of your ornament so that you can hang it from a ribbon or hook when it's done.

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Bake the Ornaments

Bake at 200 degrees for two hours.

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Tie with Twine and Decorate

Let them completely cool before decorating. Simly hang them with baker's twine for a rustic look.