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Sugar and Cinnamon Biscuits
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Flavorful biscuits that are creamy and sweet, cut in the classic Mexican style.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 18 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100.2
Total Carbs 16.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
Sugars 6.0 g
Total Fat 2.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Potassium 71.4 mg
Protein 1.8 g
Sodium 70.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Other Carbs , 1 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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4 tbsp  Shortening, vegetable
0 1/2 cup  sugar
2 cup  white all purpose flour
2 tsp  low sodium baking powder
0 1/2 tsp  salt
10 tbsp  fat free milk
0 1/2 tsp  ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Using an electric beater, blend together shortening and 6 tablespoons sugar. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Blend flour into shortening alternately with 1/2 cup milk.
  3. Roll out dough on a floured surface and form a 1/2 inch thick rectangle. Slice dough into 18 trapezoid shapes, 2 1/2 inches long by 1 1/2 inches long by 3 inches long. Slice out a small wedge of dough from the bottom middle of each piece to form pants.
  4. Coat each biscuit with the rest of the milk; sprinkle with remaining sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Arrange biscuits on a cooking spray coated baking sheet and bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

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