Cheddar & Chive Drop Biscuits

Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
15 min
Total Time:
30 min
Yield:
16 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups White Lily® All Purpose Wheat Flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, diced
  • 1 cup finely shredded extra sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh chives
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk, plus 2 to 3 tablespoons more if needed

Instructions

  1. HEAT oven to 450°F. Stir flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl until blended. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until crumbly. Stir in cheese and chives.
  2. STIR in buttermilk with fork until dough comes together. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons additional buttermilk if dough seems too dry.
  3. DROP dough by scant 1/4 cup onto baking sheet. Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Serving Size (1 of 16 biscuits), Calories 140 (Calories from Fat 70), Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 300mg, Total Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g), Protein 4g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 15%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Baking Tip

Pastry dough can be made ahead of time, wrapped tightly in plastic, and refrigerated for up to 2 days.

Baking Tip

Measure pastry ingredients carefully. Too much liquid makes dough soggy, too much flour makes dough tough, and too much shortening makes dough greasy and crumbly.