According to The Voodoo Doll Spellbook, by Denise Alvarado (2011), Voodoo Queen of New Orleans Marie Laveau had a recipe for making voodoo dolls. Based on this New Orleans Hoodoo Legend, here is the spell and recipe:
"Marie Laveau bottle spell is simple, yet it is a classic of New Orleans [voodoo]. For this spell you will need:
Small doll made from black cloth
On a pieace of parchment paper, write the name of the person you want to leave. Attach it to the doll and stuff the doll into the bottle. Fill the bottle with Four Thieves vinegar and seal it. Throw the bottle into the Mississippi River or any moving body of water...as the bottle is carried away by the water, so shall this person be removed from your location."