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Here are some great spicy smelling ideas for
Christmas!!

CINNAMON ORNAMENTS
No baking and simple for kids! Mix 3/4 cup applesauce with 1 bottle
(4.12oz.) ground Cinnamon to form a stiff dough. Roll out to 1/4-in.
thickness.


Cut with cookie cutters. Make hole in top of ornament with skewer or
straw for ribbon. Carefully lay ornaments on rack to dry. Let air dry
1-2 days or until thoroughly dry, turning occasionally. Makes 12
sweet smelling ornaments.



POMANDER BALLS
Bring the scent of the holidays into your home. Makes a wonderful
decoration or centerpiece. Stud thin-skinned firm oranges, lemons or
limes with whole cloves. Use a nail or skewer to start wholes for
Cloves. Add row after row until fruit is covered. Combine 1 tsp.
ground Cinnamon and 1 tsp. Arrowroot; roll clove-studded fruit in
mixture. Allow pomander balls to dry two weeks.


HOLIDAY POTPOURRI
Fill your home with holiday scents quickly and easily by using our
mixed Pickling Spice. It's an aromatic blend of Cinnamon, Allspice,
Bay leaves and more - all in one bottle! Make sachets by wrapping
lace material around a spoonful of Mixed Pickling Spice and tie with
ribbon. Add to a small basket or dish to scent the powder room. Or,
add to a pan of boiling water and simmer for a warm guest welcome.


SCENTED PINECONES
Spray pinecones with gold metallic craft paint; dry completely. Using
a cotton swab or a small paint brush, dab the edges of the pinecone
with clear-drying glue. Sprinkle with Ground Cloves or Cinnamon. Tap
off excess spice. Let dry and arrange in basket. Decorate with
colorful ribbon or greenery.


CINNAMON STICK BUNDLES
The perfect touch for a holiday package decoration or for a tree
trimming ornament gift. Glue together 3 Cinnamon sticks in a bundle.
Tie with a festive ribbon and a sprig of baby's breath.


VANILLA ALMOND COFFEE
In a bowl or self-closing plastic bag, combine 1 can (13 ounces)
ground coffee, regular or decaffeinated, with 1 bottle (1 ounce) Pure
Vanilla Extract and 1 bottle (1 ounce) Pure Almond Extract. Mix until
thoroughly blended. Brew coffee as usual. Store remaining coffee
mixture in airtight container or self-closing bag in refrigerator or
freezer. VARIATION: To make


Vanilla-Orange Coffee, substitute 1 bottle (1 ounce) Pure Orange
Extract for almond extract. To give as gift, place mixture in an
airtight container and decorate with festive ribbons.


SPICED HONEY
To 1 jar honey, add 1 Cinnamon Stick, 2 Whole Cloves and 2 whole
Allspice. Set container in bowl in hot water for 20 min. for flavors
to develop. Delicious on English Muffins and bagels. Wonderful gift
for Honey Lovers.


SPICED ALMONDS
Beat 1 egg white in small bowl until frothy. Add 4 tsp. sugar, 3 tsp.
Garlic Salt, 2 tsp. Hot Shot! Pepper Blend, 2 tsp. ground Cumin, 1
tsp. Chili Powder, and 1 pound whole almonds with skins. Stir to coat
almonds evenly and place almonds in single layer in greased, shallow
baking pan. Bake in 275°F oven 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Store in airtight container
up to 3 weeks.


STOCKING STUFFERS
If stocking stuffers are a tradition in your home, think spices. Fill
the stocking with unusual spices for the gourmet, BBQ seasonings for
the griller or exotic spices for the creative cook.

 
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