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Homemade Cinnamon Whiskey | Copycat version of Fireball

This tutorial on how to make cinnamon whiskey, or homemade fireball, is easy. This DIY cinnamon whiskey recipe is full in flavor and quite enjoyable.
Prep Time10 mins
Infusion Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make cinnamon whiskey
Servings: 2 pints
Cost: $27


  • 2 regular mouth pint size mason jars, or 1 quart size jar
  • plastic lids, regular mouth jars
  • gifting jars such as this swing top bottle


  • 5 atomic fireballs per pint 9 for each quart, or more to your liking
  • 2 cups of whiskey per pint
  • 750 mL whiskey 80 proof or higher


  • In a pint or quart size mason jar add the appropriate amount of whiskey and cinnamon hard candies. Add the plastic lid to the jars.
  • Shake the mason jars throughout the day until the hard candies have completely melted into the whiskey. This process can take a full day.
  • Once the candies are thoroughly melted, package for gifting or store in a cool dark location, in the freezer or refrigerator.