Brown Sugar Biscuits

Brown Sugar Biscuits


"These yummy rolls aren't really biscuits, but they're named after rolls I used to get at my local bakery. My family thinks they're sweet enough without icing, but a simple powdered sugar one would be nice."


35 m servings 223 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 223 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13.2 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 167 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet, or use parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix in milk and vanilla. Knead briefly on a floured surface. Roll out into a large rectangle, 1/2 inch thick. Spread softened butter onto surface of dough. Mix together brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over butter. Roll tightly, and cut into 12 equal slices. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
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  1. 47 Ratings


oh, good heavens are these delicious! I was desparate to play with some dough in my dorm and have some breakfast food in my room for when I dash out the door in the morning. I was running low on...

From some of the other reviews, it sounded like they were expecting your traditional cinnamon rolls (the kind that requires yeast). These are not like that at all, and what I got are more like w...

these biscuits were pretty good! i was surprised after reading all the bad reviews but i decided to give it a try anyway- i was out of cream of tartar so i just skipped that ingredient but it ca...

Quick and easy. Tasted great. Kids loved them and so did the picky hubby.

I made these rolls again yesterday and they are so fantastic! They are easy and quick and a great knockoff for cinnamon rolls. They bake up a bit flaky but soft and the next day are terrific p...

In spite of what the introduction says, these tasted like nothing more than baking powder biscuits with a cinnamon sugar swirl. That in itself was pretty unique. I can also see where one would n...

I don't know what I did wrong here. My dough was really dry. It wouldn't roll properly and fell apart while I was cutting it. I was so disappointed but somehow the biscuits still turned out grea...

This is my first attempt at making homemade cinnamon rolls...I had some of the same problems as previous reviewer amberlyn, the dough did fall apart when cutting them but they still turned out p...

These are soooo good! They taste like the cinnamon rolls you make from Bisquick. YUMMY! I can never get the yeast right in regular cinnamon rolls, but I don't have to worry anymore. I used regul...