It’s beginning to smell like Christmas!
The smells of Christmas are just as important to me as the decorations and the food. So I wanted to bring some of those fresh, spicy, comforting, and happy scents to those that I love. The spiciness of cinnamon & clove, the bright fragrance of oranges and sweetness of cranberries bring you right into Christmas! This recipe is quite simple, but you will love the amazing fragrances that will fill your home with this Christmas gift. Below I have shared with you the amounts and directions for 24 Christmas potpourri jars.
What you need to make a batch of 24
24 Quart size mason jars
1 pound bag of cinnamon sticks (I bought mine off Amazon)
6 12 oz bags of cranberries
2 1.25 oz jars of whole cloves
*You can add rosemary as well for fragrance and color
Wash all fruit
Slice the oranges about ¼”-½” depending on your preference
Layer in all of the ingredients
Start with 1 cup of Cranberries on the bottom
Add 2 oranges slices to the sides
Place 4-6 cinnamon sticks in between the oranges
Add more oranges to the top to make the jar full
Scatter ½ tablespoon of cloves throughout
Create a cute note for each jar with the directions
And of course, tie a bow to the top to add the finishing touch
Place in the fridge until you are ready to deliver them
Enjoy!!! Merry Christmas!