Christmas Stovetop Potpourri Recipe

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With the holidays just around the corner, many people choose to enjoy the Christmas season from the comfort of their cozy homes. Once you’ve hung the lights and decorated the tree, you’ve already made your home look like Christmas, and with this potpourri recipe you’ll be able to make it smell like Christmas too!

This stovetop potpourri combines citrus, warm spices, cranberries, and rosemary to instantly release this wonderful holiday scent all throughout your home. Once combined, the mixture can be used in your own home on the stovetop or in a slow cooker, or you can even bag it up and give it to a friend as a gift.

Christmas Potpourri


  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1 orange
  • 2–3 sprigs rosemary
  • 2–3 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tsp cloves


  • On the Stovetop:
    Slice or quarter your orange and place all ingredients in a saucepan with 4-6 cups water. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Let it simmer as long as you like, adding more water as needed.
  • In a Slow Cooker:
    Place all ingredients in a slow cooker with 4-6 cups water. Set on HIGH covered and let it cook for several hours or uncovered on HIGH for more scent. If uncovered, add more water as necessary.

We hope you have a wonderful holiday season enjoying time spent with friends and family celebrating all the things we have to be thankful for. Merry Christmas from your friends at Express Blinds, Shutters, Shades, and Drapes!

Darla Zorn
Darla Zorn

Inspirational founder of Express Blinds, Shutters, Drapes, and Shades, combining style and function in window solutions. Industry leader dedicated to exceptional customer experiences and innovation.