Monday, November 5, 2012

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This post is just a couple of recipes that I wanted to keep in Pinterest and purely reference for me. However, if you like the post, by all means pin it and of course follow me. :)


Cinnamon Dough Ornaments-No Applesauce
Ingredients:
2 cups flour 
1 cup salt 
5 tsp cinnamon 
3/4 to 1 cup water 

Directions:
1.Combine dry ingredients in a bowl 
2.Stir in water gradually for 30 minutes

Tip: If it sticks to your hands - add more flour, If it crumbles - add water
3.Knead for 5-10 minutes until smooth 
4.Refrigerate for 30 minutes
5.Roll out dough to desired thickness can range from1/4 - 3/4 inch thick
Note: The thicker the longer it will take to bake.

Create:Use cookie cutters to create teddy bears, gingerbread people, and holiday shapes. Use a straw to make a hole so you can hang the ornament.

Baking: - Check After :45 minutes - 1 hour 
Temperature: 325 degrees
Time: 1 1/2 hours - varies based on thickness, bake till dry

Decorate: Let cool before you begin
Paint with acrylic paints
Glue on fun eyes, buttons, ribbon, or any fun accessory

Preservation: Making them last a long time
Coat with acrylic varnish when everything is dry, this is optional
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No-Bake Cinnamon Dough Ornament Recipe

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups ground cinnamon 
1 cup applesauce 
1/4 cup white school glue - like Elmer's  

Directions:
1. Mix cinnamon, applesauce, and glue together in a bowl
2. Mixture should have a consistency of cookie dough
Tip: If it seems hard - add a little water
3. Knead dough for 5-10 minutes, place in bowl, cover with plastic wrap so it doesn't dry out, and let sit for 30-45 minutes
4. Knead dough again until smooth
5. Roll out dough between waxed paper until thickness is 1/8 to 1/4 inch

Create: 
Use cookie cutters to create teddy bears, gingerbread people, gingerbread house panels, and holiday shapes. Use a straw to make a hole so you can hang the ornament. 

Place ornaments on wax paper for drying. Drying will take 3-5 days, turn ornaments over a few times a day in order for them to dry flat and prevent curling of the edges. Ornaments will shrink a little while drying. 


2 comments:

  1. I love making ornaments with my kiddos for the holidays. Cute gingerbread people.

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