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Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

A richly scented ornamental cookie. These would be fabulous decorating a christmas tree, but don't try to eat them!

1 cup ground cinnamon
4 tablespoons white glue
3/4 to 1 cup water

Mix cinnamon and glue. Gradually add the water. Stir until a ball of dough forms. Roll out with rolling pin 1/4 inch thick and cut with cookie cutters. Poke a hole and let dry at room temperature for 1 to 2 days, turning over every 6-8 hours. If desired, decorate with white Royal Icing. Hang with ribbon and enjoy the fragrance!

Note: Yield depends on how big your cookie cutters are.

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Reviews of Cinnamon Dough Ornaments:

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  Anna in Virginia  Dec 10, 2013
Would make this again.
These were great! They decorated the tree very prettily and they were easy to make! They were amazing till my 3 year old tried to eat them! 4 stars

  A cookie baker in Eugene, OR  Dec 22, 2011
Would make this again.
How adorable are these? We had a blast making these. Just beware, add the water slowly. I, like a numbskull, dumped it all in at once. Then again, having to add more cinnamon increased the batch. So it wasn't all bad. Now my house smells wonderful and looks even more festive! 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 16, 2011
Would make this again.
This recipe was great. My students and I made two batches and made tons of ornaments for our Christmas tree. The smell was heavenly for a few days. I liked the fact that we did not have to use applesauce (we ate that!). Instead of icing, we painted them and put glitter in the glue to dry. They were beautiful. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 16, 2011
Would make this again.
Those cookies look delicious! It's so hard to not want to eat them! You should swing by the USPS Facebook page and share your recipe! 5 stars

  sarah in Mass  Dec 14, 2011
Would make this again.
Very easy and rewarding, they smell great. Barely any clean up too! I rolled them in between wax paper, and it worked great. 5 stars

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