Homemade Cinnamon Baking Chips

  • Author: Nik
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x


These Homemade Cinnamon Baking Chips are a great way to add a burst of cinnamon flavor to your muffins, scones and other baked goods. Perfect for holiday baking!



  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons shortening or unsalted butter ( room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Add the shortening or butter and corn syrup and mix until a thick paste forms.
  4. Pour the cinnamon mixture out onto a sheet pan lined with a silpat. You can also use parchment paper. Press to approximately 1/8 inch thick.
  5. Bake at for 30-35 minutes  until brown + bubbly, then allow to cool completely.
  6. Using a bench scraper or a knife, cut 1/4  inch squares for cookies and muffins. You can make them any size you want. Store in an air-tight container in a cool, dry place.


Adapted fromĀ All Recipes.