DIY - Baked Apple Cinnamon Wreath
Posted on October 22 2013
Apple picking is a favorite fall activity, but sometimes you aren't quite sure what to do with all of the fruit you picked! This is a simple DIY to make a wreath that looks and smells delicious!
Step 1: Things You Need
~1/4 - 1/2 cup cinnamon
Steps 2 & 3:
Peel apples and cut up into chunks (don't worry about making them perfect, the different sizes make the wreath look even better).
Steps 4 & 5:
Dip apples into cinnamon to coat and spread out on a baking sheet. I line the sheet with parchment for easier clean up, but if you don't have any don't worry about it, just use the pan as is. Bake the apples in a 200° oven until they are dried. The trick is slow and low. This will take approx. 2-3 hours. Added bonus - your whole house will smell like apple cinnamon while they are baking! The apples are done when they are dried, but still slightly spongy.
Steps 6 & 7:
Start stringing the apples on the wire. When they are all on, form into wreath shape and secure the ends.
Tie a ribbon around the top. I used a piece of twine for hanging it because I had it in the house, but you can use the ribbon for that too!
And there you have it! Hang it up in a window or on a door and enjoy the cinnamon smell. The wreath should last about 2-3 weeks. I had some extra apples so I made a mini version too. Exactly the same steps, just smaller. Makes a perfect holiday gift topper!