When the weather is cold and gray, there’s nothing like a sprinkle of cinnamon to brighten the mood and lift the spirits. Whether on top of a freshly frothed latte or added to egg and milk to make classic French toast, cinnamon is an excellent spice, and all across America most people can agree.
Once the holiday season rolls around, cooking with cinnamon in conjunction with other festive spices almost becomes an obligatory practice. Holiday cookies, soul-warming breakfasts, the best pies of the season and warm comforting drinks are all made better with cinnamon.
What’s better than a gooey cinnamon roll fresh from the oven? A piping-hot doughnut lavishly sprinkled with cinnamon sugar? What about a cinnamon bread pudding or cinnamon roll bread pudding? There are many wonderful, delicious ways to enjoy cinnamon, so don’t wait a minute longer — discover these 17 cozy cinnamon recipes perfect for winter.
These tasty overnight oats are full of fiber, protein, probiotics and a lovely hint of cinnamon that is sure to keep you happy and full until lunchtime.
This bread pudding is packed full of all our favorite flavors. We’ll definitely be serving this dessert regularly throughout the coming months.
Next time you make pancakes, be sure to make extra and use them in this delicious recipe!
A chilled drink with fun fall flavors is just what your brunch needs! We love the addition of delicious chocolate morsels; it makes waking up for brunch on a Sunday well worth it!
With a can of refrigerated crescent rolls, this recipe is a cinch to make and will be a hit. After all, who doesn’t love chocolate, toffee and cinnamon all rolled into one delicious bite?
Leftover pancakes are repurposed in this simple but decadent recipe for cinnamon-spiced French toast.
If you're a cinnamon roll fan who is looking for a gluten-free pie option, then this is the pie for you. Made with oats, garbanzo beans and, of course, cinnamon, this recipe is delicious and a healthier sweet treat.
Proving that everything tastes better in waffle form, this easy take on the traditional ice cream sandwich is delicious and fun. Have fun decorating the ice cream sandwiches with sprinkles, mini candy, or crushed-up cookies. Be sure to grease the waffle maker between batches of cinnamon roll waffles for easy removal.
This is a basic, no-frills cinnamon bread that’s great for breakfast or brunch. A day or two later, it’s also perfect for French toast.
This cinnamon swirl bread, with hints of pumpkin spice and a warming swirl of cinnamon and cream cheese, is totally irresistible.
Gingerbread houses are always fun to build, but they’re usually less satisfying to eat. You’re better off getting your gingerbread fix with this holiday ginger cinnamon fizz cocktail.
This easy dessert kebab, ready in just minutes, will satisfy your sweet cinnamon cravings. Serve these kebabs with the icing that comes in the cinnamon bun package or whip up a quick chocolate sauce.
These cinnamon rolls are so quick and easy to make that you really can enjoy them for breakfast.
Cinnamon, brown sugar and pecans combine in a cinnamon roll made easy with Pillsbury crescent dough.
This store-bought staple is a totally unnecessary purchase. After all, it’s easy to make applesauce at home, and it’s guaranteed to be a lot healthier that way than anything you’ll find on the shelf. Plus, this slow cooker recipe is great for making in bulk and storing for a fresh, delicious side you can enjoy warm or cold.
These blondies are moist and chewy with just the right amount of spice!
Zucchini bread is all the rage, so why can’t zucchini muffins, topped with a delicious cinnamon crumble, be all the rage, too? They’re easier to grab and go in the mornings, and they taste amazing, which certainly makes them the perfect make-ahead breakfast to take to go.
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