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Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits

Posted in : Biscuits on by : Daphne


2 cups all-purpose flour1 tbs baking powder1 tbs sugar1 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp salt1/2 cup shortening2/3 cup milk1/3 cup raisinsIcing:1 cup confectioners’ sugar1 1/2 tbs milk1/2 tsp vanilla extract


In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk and raisins; stir only until combined. Turn dough onto a floured surface. Knead just until smooth, about 2 minutes. Roll to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. round cutter; place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 450 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until golden.
Meanwhile, combine the icing ingredients. Drizzle over warm biscuits.