Cheddar-Chive Drop Biscuits

Enjoy this herb-flavored drop biscuit that can be ready in just 30 minutes.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 18

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Biscuit
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    260mg
    260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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