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Cinnamon Ornaments

Cinnamon Ornaments

You need:
1 1/2 cups ground cinnamon 
1 cup applesauce 
1/3 cup white school glue  
Rolling pin 
Cookie cutters - various types 
Cooling rack 
Optional - puffy paints  

1.Mix cinnamon, applesauce, and glue together
in a bowl. 
2.Remove from the bowl and knead the mixture
until it turns into a firm clay. 
3.Let sit for about 30 minutes. 
4.Clay is best used at room temp. you may need 
to dust your rolling pin, hands or working
surface with cinnamon, or use wax paper as a
working surface. 
5.Roll out clay with a rolling pin to approx.
1/8 of an inch thick. 
6.Use cutters to cut out desired shapes. 
7.If you are going to hang, use a straw to cut 
out a hole near the top of the shape. 
8.Place shapes on a non stick cooling rack 
or wax paper but you'll need to keep an eye on
them and turn them over occasionally so that 
they dry evenly and dry flat. 
9.Dry shapes for approx. 5 days. 
10.When dry you may put a ribbon through the hole 
for hanging on the tree or adding to a package. 
11.Optional: you may add puffy paint to decorate
your shapes. 

 I have made many of these ornaments over the years.They 
are so easy & make the house smell very good!