Apple Pie Potpourri (Non-Food)

“When peeling apples for cooking/baking/snacking, don't discard the peels. Instead, multi-purpose them to make this aromatic potpourri that smells like a freshly-baked apple pie. Use it as a real estate selling tactic, to set the mood for a party or simply for your own enjoyment. It's easy to make and all-natural.”
8hrs 5mins
1 crock pot

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 -4 apples, peels of
  • 3 cloves, whole (or 1/8 tsp. ground)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground (or 1 cinnamon stick)
  • 18 teaspoon nutmeg, ground (or freshly ground)
  • 1 cup water


  1. Into a small crock pot, place apple peels, cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  2. Pour water over all.
  3. Set on low heat for the entire day, checking the water level periodically to prevent burning.
  4. You can even enjoy it for one more day if you like. Just place the cooled mixture into a container, refrigerate and reheat another day (which is what I do often).

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