May 25, 2013

Cinnamon Glazed Tea Biscuits


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
1/3 cup coconut (optional)

◦1 cup confectioners’ sugar
◦1 1/2 tablespoons milk
◦1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1.Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon and salt.
2.Cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly.
3.Add milk and coconut and stir gently only until ingredients are combines.
4.Turn dough onto floured surface and knead for about 2 minutes (You will want this dough to be nice ad smooth)
5.Roll to no less that ½ inch thickness
6.Cut out round shapes about 2-1/2″ in diameter with cookie or biscuit cutter.
7.Place on an ungreased baking sheet and bake at 450F for 12-15 minutes or until golden.
8.Combine the icing ingredients and drizzle mixture over warm biscuits

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