Holiday Biscuit Cutouts

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
lb bulk pork sausage, cooked, crumbled and well drained
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup finely chopped pecans
3/4
to 1 cup buttermilk*
2
tablespoons milk

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Grease cookie sheet with shortening. In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Using fork or pastry blender, cut in sausage, butter and pecans until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in buttermilk, adding enough to form soft dough.
  • 2
    Turn dough out onto well-floured surface; knead dough 5 to 6 times. On lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with floured 3-inch holiday cookie cutter or 3-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits 2 inches apart on cookie sheet; brush with milk.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly on cooling rack.

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Tips

Expert Tips

*To substitute for buttermilk, use 2 1/4 to 3 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice plus milk to make 3/4 to 1 cup.

Mix it up by using different holiday cookie cutter shapes to cut out these scrumptious biscuits. Serve the biscuits as a side with your favorite entrée or whip up a packet of country gravy mix to pour over the biscuits for a hearty breakfast.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Biscuit
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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