One stick of cinnamon is equal to ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Half a teaspoon of allspice or nutmeg can also be substituted for a stick of cinnamon. More »

According to FreshPoint, Inc., the proper way to substitute a three-inch stick of cinnamon is with 1/8 of a teaspoon of cinnamon extract or 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon to gain similar results. More »

If the absence of apple pie spice for a recipe, blend 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon of allspice. Add a pinch each of clove, ginger and cardamom to taste. More »

To make cinnamon sugar-coated pecans, toss 1 cup of white sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and 3/4 teaspoon of salt in one bowl, and beat 1 egg white in another bowl. Once the egg white turns frothy, mix in 1 pound... More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

Make a simple pineapple bread casserole combining 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon in a bowl. Beat ingredients for two minutes at high speed until light and fluffy. Add 4 eggs, 1 can ... More » Food Cooking

To make Chinese five-spice powder at home, mix and grind together star anise, black peppercorns, ground cinnamon, ground cloves and fennel seeds. Store in an airtight container. More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

Studies indicate that cinnamon may aid the body in regulating blood sugar. The results have varied, however, and as of 2015 Mayo Clinic cautions against relying on cinnamon without further research. More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices