Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Easy Cheesy Biscuits

My husband's new favorite recipe is Easy Cheesy Biscuits. He's a huge fan of cheese, which plays a tasty role and the butter makes them undeniable soft and flaky.
Similar to Baking Powder Biscuits these Easy Cheesy Biscuits are a quick, easy addition to any meal. With a food processor they come together easily but even without a food processor they are a cinch to make.

Easy Cheesy Biscuits
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Yields: 10 biscuits

1 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1/4 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) cold butter, cut into pieces
1/2 cup shredded cheese
1/3 cup milk 
   1.  Preheat oven to 450.
   2.  In bowl of food processor {or regular medium bowl} mix flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, sugar and salt.
   3.  Cut in butter using food processor {or a pastry blender or two knives} until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
   4.  Add cheese.
   5.  Add milk; stir until a soft dough forms.
   6.  On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a long rectangle; cut into 10 biscuits {I usually do a 5x2 cut}. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
   7.  Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

Source: Kraft Foods

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