Aunt Myrtle’s Cinnamon Candy

Aunt Myrtle’s Cinnamon Candy


  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups white corn syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon oil


  • Combine in large heavy kettle, Do NOT stir ever! Boil rapidly to hard crack stage, add 1 ½ tsp red food color, 1 tsp cinnamon oil.
  • Pour quickly onto greased cookie sheet.
  • For licorice use approx ½ tsp. green color and 2 tsp anise oil (or a little more)

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