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These Cinnamon Applesauce ornaments are made from plain applesauce and ground cinnamon. It’s an easy holiday craft that is fun to do with children. They can be air-dried or dried in the oven. They have a wonderful scent and are beautiful on a Christmas tree or adorn a gift package.
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Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments
Hi Everyone, these Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments are one of our family’s favorite homemade crafts to do around the holiday season.
They make a perfect ornament for decorating the Christmas tree during the holiday season or to adorn a gift package and they can be customized for other holidays, for example, they would be wonderful for Fall/Autumn and Valentine’s Day crafting too!
Q & A
Are these Cinnamon Applesauce ornaments edible?
These are homemade ornaments that are not cookies, they are not meant to be eaten but if they accidentally are swiped by a toddler (like my toddler did!), it’s just made of plain applesauce and ground cinnamon.
- 1 cup plain applesauce
- 1 cup ground cinnamon, plus more, if needed
- measuring spoons and cups
- mixing bowls
- baking spatula
- pastry mat
- rolling pin
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Have you tried making these homemade ornaments? Let us know your tips and tricks in the comments at the end of the post and thank you in advance.
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- Preheat oven to 200°F (94°C), line a rimmed baking sheet (or 2 if you want to bake all of them at once) with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
- In a medium-large mixing bowl, add the plain applesauce and then the ground cinnamon and mix until completely combined. On a surface (like a pastry mat), add some ground cinnamon so the dough doesn't stick to the pastry mat. Roll out the dough. If it's sticky add more ground cinnamon. Roll it until it's 1/4-inch thick. Cut shapes with cookies cutters (about 3-inch cookie cutters) and transfer to a parchment or silicone baking mat-lined rimmed cookie sheet. Re-roll the dough to maximize the number of ornaments you make. You can chill the dough to make it ahead or to make the dough easier to work with (at least 1/2 hour). See notes for the air-dry method.
- Air-Dry Method: Complete the recipe and instead of baking them, air-dry the ornaments on cookie sheets for 3-4 days.
- Tip: Keep a spray bottle handy to moisten the dough, if it gets too dry to work with.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 20Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 0g
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