Total Time
35mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

A delightful potpourri with real apple slices and spices, to make your house smell wonderful!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 small apple, made into dried apple slices (see below)
  • 1 cup carnation fresh edible flower, pink and red,dried
  • cinnamon stick, broken into small pieces
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 12 tablespoons whole cloves
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 3 drops vanilla fragrance oil (at your craft store)

Directions

  1. Dried Apple Slices: Preheat your oven to 150 degrees.
  2. Slice the unpeeled apple in very thin slices and lay in a single layer on a baking sheet sprayed lightly with vegetable oil spray and bake for 30 minutes.
  3. You can sprinkle a little cinnamon on top to make these cinnamon dried apples.
  4. Let the dried apple cool for about ten minutes before adding to the other ingredients.
  5. In a lidded glass jar (a Mason jar is perfect) combine all of the ingredients of the potpourri mixture, and gently combine with a wooden spoon.
  6. Cover tightly.
  7. This mixture will keep for months.
  8. To use, place about a tablespoon into 2 cups of boiling water.
  9. Turn down the heat and let the mixture simmer gently to release all of the wonderful apple pie scent!