Made with fresh ingredients like citrus fruit and warm spices, these Christmas Simmer Pot Recipes will fill your home with a delightful Christmas smell that lasts all day long! Pop the ingredients into a mason jar to make a wonderful gift for friends and neighbors.

❤️ Why you will love these recipes

  • Simple recipe: All you have to do is add the ingredients to a pot on the stove or crockpot and let them simmer over low heat. Keep an eye on the water level and top it up every now and then when it’s running low!
  • Natural: All of the ingredients are natural ingredients you’ll find at the grocery store or even in your own garden. It has a much more pleasant aroma than the artificial scents you’ll find in candles.
  • Cost-effective: Heating up fruit, herbs, and spices is an inexpensive way to make your home smell amazing.
  • Great gift: Pop the dry ingredients into small mason jars or cellophane bags to give as gifts throughout the holiday season!

❓ What is a Christmas Simmer Pot?

A Christmas simmer pot is where you heat up whole spices, herbs, and fruit in a small crock pot or a small saucepan on the stove with water, apple cider, cranberry juice, or pomegranate juice. The scent carries around the whole home and it’s a super easy way to make everything feel a bit more festive and special.

Check out my Christmas Simmer Pot Recipe for all the options including which whole spices, fresh fruit, fresh herbs, and essential oils to try.

Close up of a Christmas simmer pot.

🎄 Christmas Simmer Pot Recipes

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Christmas simmer pot ingredients in a pot next to a Christmas tea towel, herbs, and spices.

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