DIY cinnamon ornaments

Do you guys remember making these when you were a kid? I forgot just how heavenly they make your whole house smell. While Mallory was napping yesterday, Will and I got busy in the kitchen making ornaments!

DSC_00043/4 cup applesauce, 1 cup and 2 tbsp cinnamon, dash nutmeg, and dash cloves all mixed together into this heavenly smelling lump.

DSC_0012Sprinkle work surface with extra cinnamon then roll out dough to 1/4″ thickness. Grin adorably for photo.

DSC_0010Look on with pride at your rolled out dough

DSC_0009Take a whiff of that amazing aroma!

DSC_0007Be sure to cover your mouth when the inevitable cinnamon-induced sneeze comes.

DSC_0014Using cookie cutters, cut shapes out of the dough!

DSC_0015Lay ornaments on parchment covered cookie sheet and use a dowel/straw/chopstick/whatever-you-have-on-hand to poke a hole in the top. Bake for 2 1/2 hours at 200 degrees flipping over once during the cook time.

DSC_0358Ornaments all baked up!

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