Go Back
Christmas Memories - Holiday Stovetop Potpourri Recipe - She Sweats Diamonds

Christmas Memories: Holiday Stovetop Potpourri Recipe | SheSweatsDiamonds.com

A recipe for a home scent without needing to burn candles or using room sprays!

Prep Time 3 minutes


  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 orange - sliced
  • 1 apple - sliced
  • 3-4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp whole cloves
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • Fresh rosemary sprigs
  • Evergreen tree sprigs (optional)
  • Water


  1. Slice apple and orange.

  2. Fill your pot halfway or 3/4 of the way with water.

  3. Put all ingredients into the pot.

  4. Simmer on low (do NOT boil).

  5. Add water when needed.

  6. Can reheat up to three days.

  7. Enjoy the smell of Christmas!

Recipe Notes

If you want to get more creative, you can also use star anise, grapefruit slices, lemon slices or pomegranates.