Glazed Cinnamon Biscuits

Glazed Cinnamon Biscuits
Servings: 12 Prep 30 mins Bake 400°F 15 mins

Ingredients

Cinnamon-Nut Filling:
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons butter OR: margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Biscuits:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup chilled butter OR: margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
Powdered Sugar Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons milk

Make It

1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease standard-size muffin pan.

Filling:

2. Blend brown sugar, pecans, butter, honey and cinnamon together in medium-size bowl.

Biscuits:

3. Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and baking soda in large bowl. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut butter into flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.

4. Beat together buttermilk and egg in small glass measure. Make well in center of dry ingredients; pour buttermilk mixture into well; stir together until dough begins to form ball.

5. Turn dough out onto floured surface; knead 5 times or until no longer sticky. Pat dough out or lightly roll into 12 x 8-inch rectangle. Dot dough with filling.

6. Beginning from long side, roll dough into log. Cut into twelve 1-inch slices; place slice, cut side up, in each muffin cup.

7. Bake in 400 degrees F oven for 15 minutes or until tops are golden brown. Remove pan to wire rack and cool biscuits in pan 5 minutes. Remove biscuits to wire rack and cool slightly.

Glaze:

8. Meanwhile, beat together powdered sugar and milk in small bowl until well blended and smooth. Drizzle over top of biscuits. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 246, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 40, sat. fat (g): 5, carb. (g): 32, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 200, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.