The Best Smelling Christmas Time Stovetop Potpourri

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This Christmas Time Stovetop Potpourri will have your home smelling amazing during the holiday season!

The best smelling Christmas time stovetop potpourri.

What You Will Need to Create This Christmas Time Stovetop Potpourri

There is honestly nothing better than the smell of Christmas drifting through your home on a cozy, winter day. Use this stovetop potpourri to welcome guests into your home during the holiday season!

To create this recipe you will need an orange, lemon, cranberries, cinnamon sticks, and a rosemary sprig. Place all these ingredients in a pot, filling with water. Next, bring the water to a boil, reducing heat and allowing the homemade potpourri to simmer. Be sure to continuing adding water as time goes by, to prevent the pot from going dry.

Other Stovetop Potpourri Variations to Make at Home

There are a multitude of stovetop potpourri variations you can make to get your home smelling absolutely amazing for this holiday season. Give these combinations a try throughout the month of December!

If you have a Cast Iron Dutch Oven, I recommend using this in place of a small pan. This will allow you to simmer the water for a longer period of time without having to refill the water as often.

DIY Garland to Make Your Home Smell Amazing During the Holiday Season

Have you tried making DIY garland before? You can make this with oranges, limes, lemons, grapefruit, or really any citrus fruit you have on hand. Not only will this add a pop of color to your decor – whether you use it as a tree, mantle, or centerpiece decoration – it also adds a warm, delicious scent to your home, just like the Christmas Time Stovetop Potpourri! Review this blog post on how to create dried oranges, limes, and lemon slices at home. A fun DIY for the holiday season!

The Best Smelling Christmas Time Stovetop Potpourri

This Christmas time stovetop potpourri will have your home smelling amazing during the holiday season.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 5 minutes


  • 1 orange
  • ½ lemon
  • ¾ cup cranberries fresh
  • 3-4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 rosemary sprig


  • Make a homemade potpourri by adding all ingredients to a pot, filling the pot with water.
  • Bring the water to a boil, then reduce heat and allow the homemade potpourri to simmer.
  • Simmer for as long as you like, adding water as needed so the pot doesn't run dry.

Comment below if you gave this recipe a try. 😊 Have a safe and happy holiday season!

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