Easter PotPourri

Easter PotPourri

This free Easter craft project shows you how to make Easter themed Potpourri.

What you need

4 Lemons
4 Oranges
1/2 cup Whole cloves
1/2 cup Whole allspice
10 Cinnamon Sticks
10 Bay leaves
Decorative jars with lids


Using a vegetable peeler, peel the fruit carefully. Remove only the peel, try not to remove any of the white pith.

Next chop into or tear into one inch pieces.

Spread the peel on paper towel and place it on a metal pan.
Stick it in preheated oven to 175 deg F’.

Dry in the oven for 1 1/2 hours and turning it over in stages. The peel should be slightly crunchy or hard.

Spread the peels on dry paper towels and let air dry for a day.

Mix with remaining ingredients and fill jars with the mixture.

Pour into open Easter baskets when ready to use.


  1. llmcd@tds.net says

    Great idea, have done this for many years, and use different fruits and fragrances according to season and particular celebration. Thanks for sharing!


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