CHRISTMAS SPICE POTPOURRI
Source of Recipe
List of Ingredients
1/2 cup Whole cloves
1/2 cup Whole allspice
10 Cinnamon Sticks -- broken
10 Bay leaves -- crumbled
8 ounces Decorated jelly jars with -- bands & lids
Optional: lace doilies and satin ribbon to tie on top
Using a vegetable peeler, peel fruit carefully, removing only the peel, not any of the white pith. Cut or tear into one inch pieces.
Spread peel on paper towel lined pan. Place in preheated oven to 175, or set
oven to WARM. Dry in oven for 1 1/2 hours, tossing occasionally. Peels should
be leathery and/or slightly crunchy. spread peels on dry paper towels and let air dry for 24 hours.
Combine with remaining ingredients. Fill jars with mixture, place lids on and
screw bands on tightly.
Makes: 3 or 4 half pint jars.
Remove lid and leave band on for decoration to fragrance a room. OR
put one Tablespoon into a jar and fill jar with boiling water to release fragrance.