Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits

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"This recipe was given to me by a friend and they are amazing! Think half cinnamon roll, half biscuit, and wholly delicious!"

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Original recipe makes 10 biscuits Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Stir white sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl. Combine half the sugar mixture, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a separate bowl. Cut butter into flour mixture using a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center of the crumbly mixture; add yogurt and raisins to the well. Stir just until dough clings together.
  3. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead 8 to 10 times. Roll dough into 1/2-inch thickness and cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Arrange biscuits on a baking sheet; sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Whisk confectioners' sugar and orange juice together in a bowl until icing is smooth; drizzle over warm biscuits.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute the orange juice for water or milk, if needed.
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Reviews More Reviews

Oct 11, 2014

very good and fluffy. I prepared a quicker way and didn't roll out the dough, instead I just used a muffin pan and rolled up a couple balls for each and voila! delicious.

 
May 03, 2014

These are delicious! I used vanilla yogurt and increased the salt to 1/2 tsp (and added a dash of salt to the icing) and just added all the cinnamon-sugar mix to the crumbly mixture. I also added more raisins. I rolled out a small circle and cut them into 8 wedges which I iced while still warm. They came out like decedent scones, crunch on the outside warm and tender on the inside!

 

11 Ratings

Mar 05, 2014

I tried it and it was very good. I didn't use the icing and forgot to put the cinnamon sugar on before I baked them, but when done I brushed the tops with melted butter and sprinkled the cinnamon sugar on. Turned out real well. Didn't need frosting. My husband loved them.

 
Apr 06, 2015

It was great. Hubby loves it. I don't do the icing, only put sugar and cinnamon mixture as topping. Sometimes I use 1c wheat flour n 1c white flour. Still tastes great!!!

 
Apr 15, 2014

I thought they were okay, but all of my neighbors raved about them. I don't have measuring utensils; so I eyeballed the ingredients and ended up with something pretty runny (at least for something that was supposed to be cut). Since I don't have a biscuit cutter or even a round cookie cutter, I didn't worry too much about the consistency and just plopped it in mounds on a cookie tray. I regularly bake bread, and everyone who has tried these thinks I should switch to biscuits. (Not going to happen, but they are now the title-holding champion of "most delicious 'bread' to exit my oven.") I only gave it 4 stars because I wasn't that impressed personally.

 
Sep 06, 2013

These were a tasty breakfast treat this morning. I did use Dannon Light & Fit Greek vanilla yogurt, as that is what I had on hand, and it worked great. My only recommendation would be to try to handle the dough as little as possible, to ensure a light and flaky biscuit. My kids frowned at the addition of the raisins, so I will omit the raisins next time, but that's just personal preference. Thanks for sharing these GFG!

 
Jun 08, 2015

I added 1 tsp orange juice concentrate to the dough and omitted the frosting. I also shaped the dough into a big circle. The kids loved it! They called it dessert pizza.

 
Jan 11, 2015

They are really good and easy to make. I ended up with left over cinnamon sugar I would make 1/2 the cinnamon sugar next time, I also did not make the glaze.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 5.2 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 237 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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