Warm up your home this winter with simmering potpourri. Make just one for you or batch to gift.

Download or Print the Simmer Winter Thyme Potpourri Bag Toppers


  • 8.5 x 11 inch white card stock
  • Scissors
  • 4 Small glassine bags
  • tape
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 medium apples
  • 4 cinnamon sticks


Preheat oven to 120 F degrees. Line two baking sheets with 2 layers of parchment paper. Set aside.

Slice oranges and apples into 1/4 to 1/8 inch thick slices. Layout slices on prepared baking sheets. Bake for 2 to 3 hours and let cool.

Fill each glassine bag with 1 cinnamon stick, 2 dried apples slices, and 2 dried orange slices. Print one sheet of bag toppers on card stock and cut out each.  Fold filled glassine bags and tape closed. Cover with bag toppers and tape to secure.

Follow the instructions on bag toppers to simmer.




Find more seasonal projects and recipes in Bittersweet Walnut Grove’s Winter Thyme Cookbook



2 Comments on Simmering Winter Thyme Potpourri

  1. Dee Egleton
    Tuesday at 2:26 am (1 year ago)

    Am interested in cookbooks, do you sell them??

    • sisters@bittersweetwalnutgrove.com
      Tuesday at 8:50 pm (1 year ago)

      Yes, we do sell them directly if you do not have them in a store near by. You can order cookbooks directly on from the cookbook covers on the sidebar. Thank you