|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Food coloring||2 Drop (As Desired)|
|Cinnamon oil/Peppermint oil||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Brush inside surfaces of metal lollipop molds with oil; set aside.
Combine sugar, water, and corn syrup in a medium saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stirring gently, until sugar dissolves.
Cover and cook mixture over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes to wash down sugar crystals from sides of pan.
Uncover and cook, without stirring, to hard crack stage (300°).
Remove mixture from heat, and stir in desired food coloring and oil of cinnamon.
Immediately pour hot mixture into prepared molds.
Press sticks in indentions of molds, gently twirling sticks to embed.
Cool completely; lift lollipops out of molds.
Immediately wrap in plastic wrap.
Store in a cool, dry place