Chocolate is decadent and fruit desserts are refreshing, but when we want to feel all kinds of warm and fuzzy, we turn to cinnamon. The spice—which actually comes from tree bark—is sweet, spicy, warm and a welcome addition to everything from cakes and cookies to pies and pudding. Here are 21 cinnamon desserts that make the most of it.
21 Cinnamon Desserts to Make for Fall (and Any Time, Really)
4. Swedish Cinnamon Buns Topped With Salted Caramel
These rolls have ribbons of cinnamon sugar, crunchy almonds and pools of sticky salted caramel contrasting with a pillowy-soft interior.
12. Mini Caramel Pecan Pies With Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust
These pie bites have a secret: The crust is made from store-bought cinnamon rolls.
17. Snickerdoodle Cupcakes With Cinnamon Swirl Frosting
The mini snickerdoodle cookies are totally optional, but they’re pretty hard to pass up if you ask us.