Dinner Shortcuts: Cinnamon raisin quick biscuits

Brandy O'Neill

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Your breakfast needs shortcuts too! These easy biscuits are perfect for the little ones and are full of sweet cinnamon flavor.

cinnamon raisin quick biscuits

Mornings have a tendency to be rushed and sometimes breakfast is skipped. This simple biscuit recipe will help make it possible to have breakfast with little cooking and cleanup. This little muffin is packed full of raisins and cinnamon. You could easily customize this biscuit to include your favorite mix-ins. Chocolate chips, dried cranberries and even nuts would be great additions.

Cinnamon raisin quick biscuits

Source: Betty Crocker

Yields 6 biscuits


  • 2 cups Bisquick mix
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup raisins or other favorite mix-in
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 tablespoons coarse sugar (sometimes called sanding sugar)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and prepare baking sheet with parchment paper or Silpat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix Bisquick, milk, brown sugar, raisins and cinnamon. Just mix until combined.
  3. Drop 6 dough spoonfuls onto baking sheet.
  4. Baste the top of the biscuits with milk and sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  5. Bake for about 10 minutes until fully cooked.

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.