Cinnamon Twist Biscuits

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The real breakfast of champions, these cinnamon biscuits are the perfect way to start any morning. Or evening. They're just that amazing. The recipe is pretty simple, so before you know it you'll be enjoying these tasty (and fun looking) pastries.



     First, melt the butter in a small saucepan. Take the cinnamon
and sugar and mix them together in a cereal bowl to get a medium brown. Now, take a cookie sheet and wrap it in tin foil. Finally, preheat the oven to 400 degrees. (Note: I used 400 because those were the directions for proper cooking for Pillsbury® brand buttermilk biscuits. However, you can use whatever buttermilk buscuits you like. )


     Ok, let's start making some biscuits. Place an uncooked biscuit in the butter saucepan and coat both sides with butter. (Be careful! make sure the butter isn't too hot, just enough to keep it liquid.) Take the biscuit out of the butter and place it into the bowl with the cinnamon and sugar. Coat both sides with the mixture (the wet butter will make it stick).




The next step is what makes these biscuits fun looking. Grab the top of the biscuit (the circular side) with your right hand and the bottom with your left, thumbs on top. Now, stretch the biscuit just a little and twist your left hand so your thumb is on the bottom. This should make a figure eight looking shape. Place the twisted biscuit on the foil covered cookie sheet.

Repeat these steps for the rest of the biscuits in the canister. Refill cinnamon/sugar mix as necessary. Put them in the preheated oven and bake for 8-12 minutes. (This depends on your oven. Results are best when they're cooked for less time, so watch out for dark edges.)

     Take the cooked biscuits out and let cool for about 5 minutes. Repeat these steps with as many biscuit canisters as you want. Trust me, once anyone else gets a smell of these cinnamon biscuits, hungry people will be lining up and down the street to get some!




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