When I want to house to smell good over the holidays, stovetop potpourri is my go-to solution. It creates the most delicious aroma and it looks pretty on the stove!

How to make stovetop potpourri

I’m usually in a hurry over the holidays and I don’t have time to source fancy ingredients from a health food or speciality store. This recipe is made with simple ingredients that you can grab from the regular grocery store or the fridge!!

Simple holiday stovetop potpourri recipe



  • 1 small orange, sliced
  • 1cup fresh cranberries
  • 1tsp cloves
  • 1-2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1Tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 2-3 sprigs fresh rosemary


Cover the ingredients with water and bring to a simmer

Uncover and let simmer on low heat.

I find that if I keep adding water now and again, my potpourri will last a couple of days!

potpourri recipe that will make your home smell like the holidays

Simple stovetop potpourri recipe

This recipe for stovetop potpourri is so simple to make! Whip up a batch and enjoy the scents of the season!

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