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5 from 2 votes

Stovetop Christmas Potpourri

This stovetop Christmas potpourri is easy to make and will make your whole home smell magical! It's all the classic scents of the holidays in one pot. Make it for your own home or as a simple Christmas gift to give away.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Servings: 1 batch


  • 1 orange sliced
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 teaspoons whole cloves optional


  • Add the ingredients to a large pot. Pour in 4 - 5 cups of water.
  • Turn the heat to medium-low and bring the pot to a simmer. Turn down the heat as much as possible to maintain a small, gentle simmer.
  • Heat for 4 - 5 hours, uncovered, until the potpourri is no longer fragrant. Stir occasionally and add more water if needed.
  • Alternatively, you can make this in a crockpot: add the ingredients and 4 - 5 cups of water. Cook on low, uncovered, until no longer fragrant.