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Cheddar-Chive Drop Biscuits

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 18 servings
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Enjoy this herb-flavored drop biscuit that can be ready in just 30 minutes.

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour
3
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup shortening
1 1/4
cups plain yogurt
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/4
cup chopped fresh chives

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Grease large cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. With pastry blender or fork, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in yogurt, cheese and chives just until moistened.
  • 2 Drop dough by generous tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Grease large cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. With pastry blender or fork, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in yogurt, cheese and chives just until moistened.
  • 2 Drop dough by generous tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Stir gently and work quickly to get the most tender biscuits. Stirring just until all the dry ingredients are moistened keeps the biscuits from becoming tough.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Biscuit
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
4g
4%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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