AOT, Inc.

Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

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Materials needed

-1 cup of applesauce

-1 ½ cups of ground cinnamon

-1/4 cup of white school glue

-bowl

-rolling pin

-wax paper

-holiday cookie cutters

-straw

-ribbon or yarn for hanging

Mix cinnamon, applesauce, and glue in a bowl.

The dough should be as thick as cookie dough.

Remove dough from bowl and knead.  Put dough back in the bowl and cover with plastic wrap to let sit for at least 30 minutes.

Remove dough and roll between two pieces of wax paper to flatten until it is between ¼ and 1/8 inch thick.  Cut out desired shapes with cookie cutters.  Use a straw to punch a hole for the ribbon or yarn hanger.  Place shapes on wax paper to let dry for 3 to 5 days.

Put ribbon or yarn through the hole for hanging.