Cinnamon applesauce ornaments are another lovely holiday tradition! These simple non-edible ornaments will fill the house with the scent of Christmas baking and the best part is… the delicious scent lasts all season long!
Cinnamon Applesauce Ornament Dough
1 cup cinnamon
1 tbsp. ground cloves
1 tbsp. nutmeg
1 tbsp. allspice
1 tbsp ginger
3/4 c. plain applesauce
Use these cinnamon applesauce ornaments to decorate gifts, hang on tree, create a garland using ribbon and ornaments.
Combine the spices in a bowl, stirring to mix well together, Add applesauce, stir to combine.
Work mixture with hands 2 to 3 minutes or until dough is smooth and ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
On a lightly floured surface or on a silpat, Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness.
Cut dough with cookie cutters into whatever desired shape you wish, mini gingerbread men, snowflakes, trees, etc.
Using straw or pencil, make small hole in top of ornament.
Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet at 150 degrees for 1 hour. Cooking them at higher temperatures can cause them to crack.
Remove from the cookie sheet and bake on the oven racks for another hour and a half.
While these delectable smelling ornaments may smell like delicious Christmas cookies, please keep in mind that they are not edible and should be kept out of reach of pets and small children who might not know the difference.