Hard Cinnamon Candy

Angie Brewer


This is my favorite cinnamon candy and you can adjust the cinnamon flavor to your liking. Great to give as small gifts during the holidays.
Keep in an airtight container.

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10 Min


20 Min


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2 c
1 c
1/2 c
corn syrup, light
1/2 tsp
red food coloring
1/2 tsp
cinnamon oil

Directions Step-By-Step

Items you will also need:
sheet pan to pour the candy on to cool/harden
parchment paper to line pan
powdered sugar to sprinkle on parchment so candy doesn't stick

Mix sugar, water and corn syrup in a heavy pot. Over medium heat, stir til sugar is dissolved Bring to a boil and cook to the desired candy stage.
Remove from heat and add food coloring and cinnamon oil.
CAUTION - keep your head back so that the steam from adding the oil doesn't choke you or make you pass out from losing your breath. Cinnamon oil is very strong!

Stir and pour onto your powdered sugar sprinkled, parchment lined pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American