Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits

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  • Published Mar 29th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings10
  • Calories213
This recipe was given to me by a friend and they are amazing! Think half cinnamon roll, half biscuit, and wholly delicious!

Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits for 10 servings:

  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon orange juice (optional)

Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cinnamon-Raisin Yogurt Biscuits easily:

  1. 1 Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. 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. 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. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. 5 Whisk confectioners' sugar and orange juice together in a bowl until icing is smooth; drizzle over warm biscuits.


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

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 213 calories; 5.2 grams of fat; 38.2 grams of carbohydrates; 4.1 grams of protein; 14 milligrams of cholesterol; 237 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 3rd 2018

    These were delicious. Very flaky and light they baked to a nice brown. I recommend using other dried fruit cut small for vairiation and changing the spices. I made them smaller than suggeste ...

  2. Jun 25th 2017

    I followed the recipe instructions but left out the raisins. I also added a dash of nutmeg with the cinnamon. I used a 2% greek yogurt and I love it! It really does taste like a cross betwee ...

  3. May 7th 2017

    Good flavor but a little too much cinnamon for me. Like others, I forgot to sprinkle sugar/cinnamon, so I added it to the icing. I used Greek yogurt & needed about a 1/4 C more to get cr ...

  4. Mar 17th 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!!!

  5. Oct 11th 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.

  6. May 3rd 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 ...

  7. Apr 15th 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 so ...

  8. Mar 5th 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 cin ...

  9. Sep 6th 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 ...