12/13/2011 10:45 am ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

Cinnamon-Spiced Dinner Recipes

After the whirlwind of holiday baking dies down, you may find yourself with a stockpile of leftover spices, especially cinnamon. It goes so perfectly in those festive cookies and cakes, but now what do you do with it?

Well ... you make dinner! In addition to tasting wonderful in baked desserts, cinnamon also shines in savory dishes. (Plus, studies have shown it might even help to control your blood sugar and cholesterol!) Below, we have 10 of our best cinnamon-spiced dinner ideas, like Sugar-and-Spice Skillet-Roasted Duck Breasts and Asian-Inspired Chicken Soup.

And if you're craving more aromatic recipes, try our 10 Light Indian-Inspired Recipes.

Cinnamon-spiced dishes