Cinnamon Dough Ornaments


Cinnamon Dough Ornaments


A great holiday craft to share with your kids that makes great tree decorations and fills your home with the warm smell of cinnamon, from Arnold Grummer's Paper Making Kits and Supplies.

Cinnamon Christmas Ornament


  • Arnold Grummer's Snowman Ceramic Casting Mold
  • Cinnamon dough (See Step 1)
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Extra cinnamon
  • Acrylic paints
  • Brush
  • Ribbon
  • Eyepins


  1. Mix 1 1/2 cups ground cinnamon 1 cup applesauce 1/4 cup white glue.
  2. Mix and knead.
  3. Dough should begin to look and feel like cookie dough.
  4. After kneading, let dough rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Knead again and dough is ready to go!
  6. Prepare dough, spray molds with non-stick spray.
  7. Roll dough into 1” balls and dust top of balls with cinnamon.
  8. Place mold over center of ball and press down.
  9. Gently remove dough from mold, trim with a knife or decorative crimping cutter.
  10. Insert eye pin.
  11. Let dry completely.
  12. Embellish with acrylic paint, thread eye pin with ribbon for hanger.
  13. You can substitute cinnamon dough with salt or craft bread doughs.

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Making Christmas ornaments at school and at home was always a fun addition to the holiday season. I used to make the salt dough ornaments every year. I have never tried cinnamon or any other spices in the ornaments though. I am anxious to try these. I bet they will smell nice.

I just finished crocheting the Christmas tree decorations for my 40 surrogate children.....this year they are gingerbread men cookies. So as I was reading your recipe, I had the idea to soak my little guys in a cinnamon mixture or maybe drop cinnamon oil on them so they will smell nice too. Thanks for the idea............memawphd


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