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Stove Potpourri Recipe for Fall

Fall Stove Top Potpourri Recipe

An all natural fall stove top potpourri recipe that evokes all the favorite scents of fall and is quick and easy to make.
Keyword potpourri, fall
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 pot of potpourri


  • Medium Pot


  • 1 apple
  • 1 orange
  • 2-3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Tbsp cloves
  • 2 whole nutmegs (cut in half) * You could also substitute 1 tsp powdered nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Slice the apple and orange in thin slices. Place in the bottom of a medium-sized pot.
  • Add the other ingredients, then add enough water to cover them.
  • Place pot over medium heat and bring to a boil. Gently push on the ingredients with a wood spoon to break them down a little and help release their oils.
  • Simmer the fall stove top potpourri mixture over low heat, checking on it occasionally to make sure there is still water.
  • When the water gets low, add more to keep your house smelling like fall. You can also turn it off and throw away the ingredients or add them to a compost pile.