Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments


Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments



As you can see from the pictures of my cherub faced boys (who are still handsome, but considerably more gangly these days), we've been making Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments for several seasons now.  This year Ninja Bread Cutters were all the rage.  I tried to take new photographs, but wrangling all five kiddos was a feat enough itself.  My toddler was bound and determined to throw cinnamon applesauce dough balls all over the house.  Bonus though, my house smells great.

Just an FYI (an important one!) these are made from food ingredients, but PLEASE DO NOT EAT THEM!!! This is a great and remarkably mess-free activity to do with the kids (unless you have a two year old who likes to fling them across the room). The recipe yields about 8 -10 Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments when using standard sized cookie cutters.



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Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornament Ingredients:
  • 1 container ground cinnamon, 4.12 ounce
  • 3/4 Cup unsweetened applesauce

Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornament Directions:
  1. Combine cinnamon and applesauce in a bowl, knead into a dough.
  2. Roll dough out to desired thickness (if you have problems with dough sticking, you can 'flour' the surface and rolling pin with more ground cinnamon). Cut shapes with a knife or cookie cutters. Use a straw to make string hole.
  3. Bake at 200 degrees for 2 - 4 hours, turning each hour. Allow to cool on a wire rack. Alternatively, you can air dry for 2 - 4 days, turning each half day.
  4. Decorate and hang!


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Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments

Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments

Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments

Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments

Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments

Cinnamon Applesauce Holiday Ornaments


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5 comments:

  1. OMGosh now I must run to the store to buy all this to do tonight!!!

    LOVE LOVE LOVE it, I'll post a link to you. Thanks!

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  2. The ornaments are fabulous, and your boys are so precious! Love the pictures, I may try this with my son. Thanks!

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  3. What a great post. The ornaments are almost as cute as your boys. I am new to your blog, but I'll be back. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers and I enjoyed the time I spent browsing through your earlier posts. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  4. these look so great. I bet your littles had so much fun making them. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. featuring this today in a big ornament round up! http://nap-timecreations.com/2015/12/50-diy-ornament-tutorials.html

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