Holiday Simmer Pot in a Jar


Fresh cranberries Apples Oranges Rosemary Cinnamon Cinnamon sticks Ground allspice Ground cloves Mulling spices 16 oz mason jar


  • Add cranberries in a pot of water and bring to boil for a few minutes until the skins pot.
  • Drain and rinse.
  • Use a kitchen towel to gently pat dry.
  • Slice apples and oranges in 1/4 slices and pat dry with a kitchen towel.
  • Place fruit on a large parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Add sprigs of rosemary.
  • Bake in a 200 degree oven, flipping fruit ever 30 minutes until dried and edges are golden brown, about 4 hours depending on thickness of slices.
  • NOTE – Rosemary will only take 30-45 minutes. Remove that when dried and continue to dry fruit.
  • To make jar, sprinkle the bottom of a 16 oz wide mouth mason jar with mulling spices.
  • Add sliced fruit and 2-3 cinnamon sticks.
  • Top with dried cranberries and sprinkle with more mulling spices on top.
  • Add a dash of dried allspice and cloves.
  • Add lid and attach tag with directions to lid with twine.


Directions to make jar (on tag)

  • You will need 2-3 cups water or apple cider and small pot
  • Add contents of jar and water or apple cider to pot.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and add additional liquid when needed.



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