Cinnamon is a special spice that brings its enchanting flavor to a wide range of recipes. It seamlessly transitions between sweet and savory dishes, from irresistible apple cider donuts to decadent cake bars, fluffy pancakes, and delightful muffins, not to mention the kind of overnight oats you’ll crave every morning. No matter the time of year or event, there’s a cinnamon recipe ready to impress and satisfy you, so check out these cinnamon recipes and choose which one to try first!
Air Fryer Apricot Apple Cinnamon Dumplings
This easy apricot apple air fryer dumplings recipe teams the fruity taste of apples and apricot with warm autumn flavours. Apricot apple cinnamon dumplings are rich and warm, and these puff pastry dumplings taste incredible. Learn how easy it is to make dumplings with puff pastry with this tasty autumn air fryer dessert.
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Super Easy Pumpkin Shaped Cinnamon Rolls
I love making these easy pumpkin shaped cinnamon rolls. They’re so good for breakfast and so tasty and sweet! These cute pumpkins made from Pillsbury Grand Cinnamon Rolls are simple enough for a beginner home baker.
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Homemade Beaver Tail Recipe
Looking for a sweet classic Canadian treat? This beaver tail recipe is a delicious Canadian dessert that’s perfect for movie night, Canada Day, parties and game day. The classic Canadian beaver tail is shaped like a beaver’s tail, tastes like a mini donut and is best served warm and coated in cinnamon sugar. Get ready to treat yourself to a taste of Canada with this carnival favourite.
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Cinnamon Lattice Cookies
Are you ready to take your Christmas baking or holiday baking to the next level? Instead of plain Christmas cookies, we are going to make cinnamon lattice cookies! Now, don’t worry because once you know the secret behind these, they’re easy peasy!
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Baked Cinnamon Spice Glazed Donuts
Whether you were looking for baked gluten free cinnamon spice glazed donuts or just browsing sweet recipes, you’ll love these. Gluten free baked goods range in flavour and texture from subpar to amazing. For me, these gluten free baked donuts taste just like regular ones. If you are looking for a cinnamon donuts recipe for autumn, this oven baked donut is an easy recipe to try.
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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Fireball and Rum Milk Shots
While Cinnamon Toast Crunch is a breakfast item and rum usually isn’t, there is a way to combine these ingredients to make cereal shooters! Cinnamon Toast Crunch Fireball and rum milk shots are unusual but oh so good. Just because cereal tends to be for breakfast doesn’t mean you can’t use it in other recipes.
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Baked French Toast Maple Cinnamon Skillet
Looking for brand new breakfast or brunch ideas? You can’t go wrong with a baked French toast maple cinnamon skillet. Made with canned Pillsbury Grands biscuits, this French toast bake recipe boasts cinnamon and vanilla flavours in each bite. It’s just so good!
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Homemade Apple Cinnamon Fritters
I love everything about homemade apple cinnamon fritters. I love the way these fried apple donuts smell while they cook. And I love how juicy the apple flavour is. Knowing how to make apple fritters means you can forget having to trek to the grocery store or bakery.
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Easy Air Fryer Cinnamon Maple Baked Apples
If you are an air fryer fan like me and also an apple fan (again, like me!) you are going to love this easy air fryer apple dessert. I bet you can just imagine how these air fryer cinnamon maple baked apples smell and taste. This air fryer apple dessert made with maple syrup is seriously impressive and perfect for Autumn.
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The BEST Apple Cinnamon Crumb Muffins
I love these apple cinnamon crumb muffins. They’re the best apple muffins I ever made and I have made these apple strudel muffins a bunch of times. These autumn apple muffins are sweet, crumbly, fruity, and just all-round delicious! I am sure these apple oatmeal muffins with streusel topping will be a family favourite!
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Mini Sugar Cinnamon Roll Doughnut Holes
These heart-shaped mini sugar doughnuts are always worth making. They are an easy cinnamon roll hack that creates a cute mini doughnut recipe that we can all use to make an easy Valentine’s treat.
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No Churn Cinnamon Bourbon Peach Ice Cream
How does cinnamon bourbon peach ice cream sound to you? I love this no churn peach ice cream recipe. The peach and bourbon flavours are amazing and it’s a wonderful boozy peach dessert made with canned peaches. With the exquisite combination of cinnamon, peach and bourbon, you will find this dessert tastes like peach pie but even better!
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Giant Maple Cinnamon Roll Cake With Butterscotch Glaze
This giant maple cinnamon roll cake with butterscotch glaze is made in a cast iron pan and it is a jumbo version of a sticky cinnamon bun cake. It would be a great treat for a special occasion, such as Christmas brunch or Easter.
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Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats
This apple cinnamon overnight oats recipe is a total game changer for busy mornings when you’re rushing to get a healthy breakfast together. It’s the perfect combo of sweet, creamy, and filling – it’ll keep you satisfied until lunch.
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Gluten Free Apple Cider Doughnuts
Make these Gluten Free Apple Cider Donuts for the perfect sweet treat made with cinnamon, apple cider, and pure maple syrup. They are easily made with gluten free flour in about thirty minutes and baked in the oven.
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Easy Air Fryer Cinnamon Rolls
Are you looking for just one more awesome excuse to use your Air Fryer for every meal during the day? These Air Fryer Cinnamon Rolls are one of the best breakfasts to start your morning. Perfectly cooked with a soft center…this is how breakfast was meant to be.
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Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake Shooters
I have a few healthy snacks up my sleeve, but I have a few utterly unhealthy sugar overload snacks up my sleeve as well. These Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake Shooters are one of the latter, and man are they GOOD.
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Cinnamon Nut Squares
Chase away the late winter chill with delicious Cinnamon Nut Squares! I’m sharing an easy treat that’s as comforting as a warm blanket, plus the house will smell incredible while these are baking. No one will be able to say no to a buttery, cinnamon shortbread crust topped with crunchy, toasted pecans!
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Zucchini Bundt Cake With Cinnamon Icing
If you enjoy an excellent bunt cake, you will love this Zucchini bundt cake with cinnamon icing! This deliciously sweet dessert is the perfect recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Air Fryer Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites
Are you ready for a delicious treat or a tasty after school snack? These Air Fryer Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel bites are a quick easy way to make something yummy! I love the flavor of this Pretzel Bites recipe!
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Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
This homemade cinnamon rolls recipe is perfect to enjoy on Christmas morning! They can be made on the day, or the night before and left overnight in the fridge for an easy breakfast or brunch. Made from scratch, these sweet rolls are soft and fluffy and drizzled with icing.
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Try vegan churros for a sweet, simple, and satisfying dessert! Only 3 ingredients are required for the dough, but each one turns out perfectly crispy on the outside with a warm, tender interior. Enjoy this treat as-is or pair it with a rich and velvety homemade chocolate sauce to dip it in.
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Horchata is a type of Mexican agua fresca that is both creamy and refreshing! It’s made from a base of rice and infused with the sweet, warm, and aromatic flavors of cinnamon. Serve it on its own, or pair it with hot and crispy snacks like tacos, tamales, and more.
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Cinnamon Streusel Muffins
These are hands down the best Cinnamon Streusel Muffins filled with a delightful cinnamon swirl and then topped with a buttery crispy crumb. Similar to coffee cakes, they make a wonderful quick breakfast or an afernoon sweet treat with a dollop of whipped cream. It’s a simple, but refined recipe that your whole family will love, and perfect for Christmas morning!
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Fragrant and sweet cinnamon cupcakes with cream cheese frosting that adds just the right amount of rich, tangy goodness. Moist cinnamon muffins with a hint of warmth from the cinnamon spice and topped with a silky smooth cinnamon cream cheese frosting, making these the most irresistibly delicious cupcakes.
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Homemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Oatmeal
The whole family will love this brown sugar cinnamon oatmeal! This perfect breakfast combines nutritious oats with sweet flavor that everyone enjoys, plus it’s ready to eat in less than 10 minutes.
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Apple Cinnamon Pancakes
These cozy pancakes combine apple pie flavor vibes with plenty of nutritious ingredients for a delicious, sweet, and totally satisfying breakfast or brunch.
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Cinnamon Roll Muffins
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these Cinnamon Roll Muffins made with almond flour. A sweet indulgence that brings a healthy twist to a classic treat.
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Cinnamon Apple Snacks
Savor the goodness of this wholesome Cinnamon Apple Snacks recipe! Super easy to make and they are a tasty, healthy snack for both kids and adults.
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Cinnamon Apple Sugar Cake
This easy cinnamon apple sugar cake recipe is a healthier spin on a classic combination.
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Cinnamon Cake Bars
These cinnamon cake bars taste just like coffee cake. They’re high in protein, low cal, low sugar with no oils or butter and perfect for a healthy snack.
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