Recipe By Jennifer
Published Aug 29th
Prep 15m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 12 biscuits Calories 231.1

I received a champion ribbon at the county fair with these biscuits. They’re good warm or cooled. They’re great for breakfast or anytime.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup margarine
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. 2 In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, soda, and salt. Cut in margarine. Make a well in center. Add sour cream, 2 tablespoons milk, and raisins, stirring till just combined (add a bit more milk, if needed).
  3. 3 On floured surface, gently knead 8-10 stokes. Pat dough to 1/2" thickness. Cut with biscuit cutter, dipping in flour between cuts. Place on baking sheet.
  4. 4 Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 10-12 minutes. Cool slightly on wire racks.
  5. 5 Stir together confectioners' sugar and 2 teaspoons milk. Drizzle over biscuits. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon and sugar, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 231.1
  • Carbohydrate 29.1 g
  • Cholesterol 8.6 mg
  • Fat 11.8 g
  • Fiber 0.8 g
  • Protein 3.1 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.9 g
  • Sodium 255.9 mg
  • Sugar 10.8 g


  1. I did not enjoy these biscuits. They were remarkably flavorless and neither moist nor fluffy in the least. I have had success with other biscuit recipes but would not make this one again.
  2. Yum Yum Yum! I make biscuits every Sunday AM for hubby and me and decided to try these (sans raisins) as a change. Wow big hit! I did increase the sugar to 2T and cinnamon to 1t and added vanilla to the glaze. If you really want to "gild the lilly" try melting about 3 - Read more ...
  3. Thes biscuit where really delicious as previous prople said to double the cinnamon and sugar.I did just that and i also add 1 tsp of nutmeg and a tsp of vanilla extract,and i also sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar before baking and for the icing i add a tsp of vanilla and cinnamon .THESE WERE - Read more ...
  4. I made these biscuits yesterday to bring to work and everyone loved them! Some people had two or snuck another one to save for later! I used golden raisins and butter as substitutes and even had to use a muffin tin because I didn't have a sheet pan available (I am a college student in - Read more ...
  5. OUTSTANDING!!! I've made these biscuits twice already, and here's a great tip for you: they turn out the same whether you use sour cream or plain yogurt! I ran out of sour cream, but wanted to make these so I used some plain yogurt. The only difference was that when I used the yogurt, I - Read more ...
  6. I made these with nonfat plain yogurt 7tbsp lite butter and 1 tbsp regular butter to decrease the fat. They were very good. I accidentally softened the lite butter too much therefore instead of rolled biscuits they became drop biscuits. But it was quicker that way and everyone loved them. I added a little cinnamon - Read more ...
  7. This is one of the best recipes I have ever tried! I made them for breakfast one morning and I swear my husband and I almost ate the whole batch by ourselves! Superb!!

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