Happy Valentine’s Day!
You might enjoy this hundred-year-old recipe for Valentine Milk Biscuit Novelties. These sweet biscuits with a cinnamon and sugar topping are tasty and easy to make,
Here’s the original recipe:
The original recipe makes a lot of biscuits so when I updated the recipe I made it for half of the old recipe.
Valentine Milk Biscuit Novelties
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter (1 stick) softened
3/4 cup milk
sugar and cinnamon
Preheat oven to 450° F. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a mixing bowl. Cut in butter. Add most of the milk and mix using a fork until dough starts to cling together. Add more milk if needed. Roll dough on a prepared floured surface into a rectangle 1/2-inch thick. Cut with heart-shaped cookie cutter. Brush with melted butter, then sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for approximately 12-20 minutes (or until lightly browned).
16 thoughts on “Valentine Milk Biscuit Novelties”
They are so perfect in their simplicity.
I’m surprised to see oleo as the recommended shortening.
They are so cute and would be a perfect Valentines breakfast.
It’s always so fun to see the old recipes, Sheryl. There was a time (decades) when oleo was the revered fat, over butter, so it gave me a smile to see it here, and not just as “oleo” but the whole word, “oleomargarine.” Another word we don’t use any more: “bakeboard.”
My mom used both terms – oleo and oleomargarine!
There is that red jelly decoration again! But, these sound delicious; I might need to make some for breakfast this morning…if it wasn’t so much work. 🙂
Awww….love this so much! I’m keeping this recipe. Love so much that you share these historic recipes with us. 💕
I think these would be lots of fun with the red jelly!
These look so pretty and tasty, Sheryl! I was tickled to see the word “oleo” again and remember my mom using that word.
Lovely recipe. You might want to update the baking times. The span of 12–29 minutes seems odd.
These would go great with a tea break! The jelly in the middle would be interesting too
Those biscuits sound very good. I’ve been doing yeast breads for Valentine’s Day. Maybe next year I will try these. Thanks for writing about it.
These are great. Happy Valentine’s Day Sheryl! 💕 😘 ❣️ 😍 ❤️ 🥰 💘
Cute and delicious looking!xxx
This is one I will have to try!