Easy as apple pie
Fool holiday guests into thinking you’ve just finished baking a pie by whipping together this mouth-watering recipe: Add 2 sliced apples, 2 cinnamon sticks, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract to a pot. Stir in 2 cups of water and bring mixture to a simmer. This potpourri (as well as all those below) can simmer stovetop for as long as you’d like, so long as you continue to add water to prevent the ingredients from burning. Bon appetit! (Related: Looking for a stress-free Thanksgiving? Get our FREE guide for an unforgettable Thanksgiving. You’ll get easy recipes, kid-friendly crafts and games, inspiring traditions, and more ideas for the best holiday yet.)
Maple, apple, and cinnamon—what more could a fall lover ask for? Create this scent by adding 2 cinnamon sticks, 1 tablespoon maple extract, and 1 sliced apple to a pot. Stir in two cups of water and bring to a simmer, adding water as needed. These are 9 benefits of cinnamon you never knew about.