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Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits

 Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits
My husband, children, in-laws and grandchildren really enjoy these biscuits! They're especially good for breakfast, but can be served at any meal.
8-10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • ICING:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 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 just 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 biscuit cutter; place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at
  • 450° for 12-15 minutes or until golden.
  • Meanwhile, combine icing ingredients. Drizzle over warm biscuits.
  • Yield: 8-10 biscuits.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 257 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.