Maple Cinnamon Biscuits Recipe
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Maple Cinnamon Biscuits Recipe

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Pass around a basket of these oven-fresh biscuits for a memorable breakfast or brunch. Full of maple and cinnamon flavors, they're enhanced by a scattering of nuts. —Mary Relyea, Canastota, New York
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar, divided
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit: 246 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 334mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, 2 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk and syrup just until moistened. Fold in pecans.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  3. Place 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with milk; sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar.
  4. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Maple Cinnamon Biscuits in Country Woman February/March 2008 , p32

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khegeman User ID: 2379383 245965
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2016

"Very Good. I did add all 3 tablespoons of the cinnamon sugar to the dough, but still used additional cinnamon sugar on the tops of the biscuits. I also omitted the pecans. Then I mistakenly rolled out the dough to 1/4 inch. When I realized I had too many biscuits, I just placed one on top of another to make them 1/2 inch thick. This added extra cinnamon sugar to the middles, which was fine with us. My "mistakes" ended up working out, so I would probably make them the same way again."

sswebb User ID: 4447667 100333
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2013

"To RandiEwing: you probably had old baking powder or soda."

RandiEwing User ID: 5825929 86276
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2011

"Tried making these biscuits 3 days in a row but they were awful each time! Did not rise at all...turned out flat, hard cookies! First time TOH has ever let me down!"

royalviking User ID: 5863165 86274
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2011

"This was the first reicpe I tried out of the special issue of Taste of Home in early 2011. I made it for my daughter's class for a snack program, but doubled it so that we'd have some at home as well. They turned out amazing and everyone absolutely loved them! They looked just like the picture and were soft, flaky, with a nice touch of sweetness. I've already been told that I WILL be making these again....and again....and again!!!!!!"

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