Sticky Apple Biscuits Recipe

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Instead of the typical drop or cut biscuits, this hearty version is rolled up like a cinnamon roll. Tender apples, crunchy pecans and sweet honey make these a wonderful breakfast treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup pecan halves
  • BISCUIT:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled tart apple
  • FILLING:
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons raisins

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 271 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 253 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the honey, brown sugar, butter and water. Divide among 12 greased muffin cups. Sprinkle with pecans; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Cut in shortening and butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk and apple just until moistened.
  3. Turn onto a floured surface. Pat into a 10-in. x 8-in. rectangle, about 1/2 in. thick. Spread with butter, then applesauce; drizzle with honey. Sprinkle with brown sugar and raisins. Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Cut into 12 biscuits. Place, cut side down, over pecan mixture in muffin cups.
  4. Bake at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before inverting onto a serving platter. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Sticky Apple Biscuits in Best of Country Breads 2000, p97

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 271 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 253 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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