Homemade Cinnamon Baking Chips

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!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 cups


  • 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.

Recipe Notes

Adapted fromĀ All Recipes.