Cinnamon Biscuits

These cinnamon biscuits come from my good friend Steph. She sent us this Valentine’s Day package that included the dry ingredients for cinnamon biscuits…

… and an awesome camera strap cover. She’s so crafty. Definitely check out her blog.

I kept trying to find an excuse to make the cinnamon biscuits and then we had a snow day. It was a perfect opportunity to try these out. We gobbled these right up. I used some cream cheese frosting I had leftover from the Red Velvet cupcakes to drizzle over them while they were still warm. I will definitely be making these again. And again. And again.

Cinnamon Biscuits – from Steph
Biscuits:
2 cups flour
3 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
Filling:
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Icing:
1/8 cup butter
1/2 package of cream cheese at room temperature
1/2 lb. confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven at 425.

Mix together all the biscuits ingredients except the shortening and milk. Cut the shortening into the mix till it looks like bread crumbs.

Stir the milk into the mix and then roll the dough out onto a floured surface. Spread butter across dough and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar. Cut into 2″ strips.

Stack the strips one on top of another. (The smaller edge pieces may make up one layer to even out the thickness at the ends.) Cut into six even stacks.

Stuff stacks into greased cup cake pan and bake for 11-14 minutes. While biscuits are baking, mix together all the icing ingredients with a hand mixer. Remove biscuits from pan and let cool.

Icing the tops and enjoy!

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7 Responses to “Cinnamon Biscuits”

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    Katie — April 2, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    Oh my gosh. so stinkin CUTE!! What a nice gift and seriously… those biscuits look AMAAAZING! My mouth is watering.

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    Jen — April 2, 2009 at 4:01 pm

    Yea these were so tasty!

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    bethanyjg — April 2, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    These look great! I am going to make them tonight! Question – it says to spread the butter – so I’m assuming the butter should be warm enough to spread evenly across the top of the dough?

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    Jen — April 2, 2009 at 4:14 pm

    Yes Bethany – I just softened mine in the microwave and used my fingers to spread it.

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    bethanyjg — April 2, 2009 at 5:57 pm

    Thanks! :)

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    Mermaid Sweets — April 3, 2009 at 5:05 am

    What a nice friend that Steph is – and these look to DIE for. Want them now.

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    Stephanie Wagner — April 8, 2009 at 12:27 am

    Thanks for the shout out. I’m do glad you guys enjoyed them. I’m digging the new look of the blog!

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