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

How to Make Hard Cinnamon Candy


  1. 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.

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About Hard Cinnamon Candy

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

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