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Cinnamon Candy Recipes


Spice up your life with this list of cinnamon candies! The fragrant, spicy taste of this beloved seasoning is showcased in a range of candies, like cinnamon truffles, fudge, lollipops, and marshmallows.

1. Cinnamon Bun Fudge

Cinnamon Bun Fudge
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Love cinnamon buns but hate the work that goes into making them? Try this fudge instead! Cinnamon Bun Fudge is a smooth, easy fudge with the warm, spicy taste of cinnamon, toasted pecans, and a hint of orange zest.

2. Cinnamon Candy Apples

candy apple
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A layer of crunchy cinnamon hard candy coats a crisp, tart apple in this old-fashioned favorite. Use your favorite cinnamon candies (like red hots!) and your favorite variety of apples to truly make this treat your own.

3. Cinnamon Hazelnut Toffee

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This rich, buttery toffee is studded with toasted hazelnuts and scented with cinnamon, then topped with semi-sweet chocolate. I love the combination of cinnamon and hazelnuts, but you can substitute other nuts if you desire.

4. Cinnamon Bun Popcorn

Cinnamon Bun Popcorn
(c) 2012 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Cinnamon Bun Popcorn features the great taste of cinnamon buns in popcorn form! Popcorn and pecans are coated with a rich brown sugar-cinnamon coating, then finished with a drizzle of melted white chocolate and cinnamon chips.

5. Cinnamon Crunch Truffles

Cinnamon Crunch Truffles photo
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Cinnamon Crunch Truffles are addicting! These creamy white chocolate truffles have a robust cinnamon flavor and a coating of crunchy cinnamon cereal.

6. Cinnamon-Almond Marshmallows

Cinnamon Almond Marshmallows
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Cinnamon-Almond Marshmallows are fluffy, plush marshmallows generously spiced with cinnamon and fragrant with almond flavor. To give these marshmallows more flavor and a nice nutty crunch, you can roll the edges in finely chopped almonds instead of powdered sugar.

7. Sweet Potato Cinnamon Fudge

Sweet Potato Cinnamon Fudge
(c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Sweet Potato Cinnamon Fudge uses sweet potato puree and cinnamon chips to give this smooth fudge recipe an irresistible fall flavor. This recipe is a great way to use up leftover sweet potatoes or yams, but you could also substitute canned sweet potatoes or pumpkin puree.

8. Snickerdoodle Truffles

Snickerdoodle Truffles photo
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If you love the taste of cinnamon-coated snickerdoodle cookies, you'll love these truffles! They're made from a blend of soft snickerdoodles and frosting, then dipped in white chocolate and rolled in a crunchy cinnamon-sugar mixture.

9. Cocoa Cinnamon Meringues

Cocoa Nib Meringues
(c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Cocoa-Cinnamon Meringues are light, crisp candies with a deep chocolate taste and a hint of cinnamon. These are a great choice for those looking for "lighter" candies because they're mostly egg whites, meaning they are low in fat and calories.

10. Cinnamon Cashew Brittle

Cinnamon Cashew Brittle photo
(c) 2011 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
This Cinnamon Cashew Brittle recipe produces a thin and crispy brittle with a warm cinnamon flavor and lots of toasted, salted cashews.

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