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moon shaped biscuits on a baking sheet

30 Minute Orange Knots

Semi-homemade Orange Knots, bursting with orange flavor, are one of those recipes that will make you a rock star in the kitchen with little effort! These are one of my favorite breakfast goodies to impress company!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Author Amy


  • Knots:
  • 1 16 oz. can refrigerated biscuits
  • 3 T. butter melted
  • 2 T. granulated sugar
  • 1 T. orange zest
  • Glaze:
  • ½ c. powdered sugar
  • 1 T. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tsp. orange zest


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix granulated sugar 1 T. of orange zest together in a shallow bowl.
  • Cut each biscuit in half. Roll each biscuit into a rope. Tie each rope in a loose knot. Tuck the ends underneath the knot. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Brush tops of knots with melted butter. Dip buttered tops in orange sugar mixture.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes. Watch carefully so the sugar doesn’t burn.
  • While knots are baking make an orange glaze. Mix powdered sugar, orange juice and remaining orange zest together.
  • While knots are still warm brush them with orange glaze.
  • Let cool for about 2-3 minutes. Serve.
  • You can store Orange Knots in an airtight container and serve the next day. They are best warmed in the microwave for about 10-15 seconds.