There are two types of people in the world: those who believe everything is better with a sprinkle of cinnamon, and those who prefer to take a pass on this classic fall spice. These recipes will win the hearts of the first group, and do a good job of convincing the latter.
While it has a place in your pantry year-round, there is no better time of year to indulge in all things cinnamon than right now while the weather is crisp and perfect for baking. From breakfast rolls and coffee cake, to spiced cider and lamb stew, these 20 recipes were made with cinnamon-lovers in mind.
Sweet Cinnamon-Filled Breakfasts
Whether that itch for fall baking is getting stronger by the day, or a hearty bowl of overnight oats speaks to your morning routine, rest assured that there is no shortage of ways to start the day with a sweet cinnamon-spiced breakfast.
- Pear and Cinnamon Coffee Cake
- How To Make the Easiest Cinnamon Rolls
- Cinnamon French Toast Casserole
- How to Make Cinnamon-Raisin Swirl Bread
- Carrot Quick Bread
- Morning Glory Overnight Oats
Drinks with Cinnamon
With that cool fall chill entering the air, there is no better time to cozy up with a warm drink, made even better with a generous sprinkle of cinnamon.
- Big-Batch Mexican-Spiced Hot Chocolate
- Apple & Cinnamon Infused Bourbon
- Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Lattes
- Chai Spiced Apple Cider
Savory Recipes with Cinnamon
Cinnamon isn't reserved simply for baked goods and drinks — it has a welcome place in quite a number of savory dishes. A pinch of this warm spice is always a good idea to bring more flavor to hearty beef and lamb stews, and it's a common ingredient in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean braises.
- Simplest Cinnamon Lamb Stew
- Mediterranean Chicken Stew with Cinnamon Couscous
- Moroccan Chicken with Preserved Lemons
Fall baking simply would not be complete without a stacked roster of cinnamon-filled sweets. Whether you go for a pumpkin Bundt, snickerdoodles, creamy rice pudding, or a gooey pan of monkey bread, these desserts are guaranteed to satisfy your cinnamon craving.