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“I had these for the first time at my sister-in-law's when I was staying with them as a teen. They are now a much loved tradition in my home too. Any time it snows, the kids beg me to make them. I've changed them just a bit by adding the nuts but they are good with or without them. For an Orange Cinnamon variation see Orange Cinnamon Biscuits.”
READY IN:
43mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening.
  2. Add milk and 1 tsp. vanilla; stir with fork just until dough leaves sides of bowl.
  3. Roll dough out, on lightly floured surface, into a 1/4 inch thick rectangle.
  4. Brush top with butter (I prefer to use soft butter rather than melted).
  5. Combine cinnamon and sugar; sprinkle evenly over dough.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped pecans (or other nuts or raisins) if desired.
  7. Roll up, starting on long side.
  8. Cut into 1/2 inch thick rounds.
  9. Place rounds, with sides just touching, in greased 9" round pan.
  10. Bake at 425°F for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Remove from oven and drizzle with glaze, serve warm.
  12. For glaze: Combine all ingredients and beat until smooth.

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