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Buttery Apple Biscuits

 Buttery Apple Biscuits
What better way to start the day than with warm biscuits filled with apple and the homey sweetness of molasses? Make a double batch and freeze half for a sensible snack. —Athena Russell, Florence, South Carolina
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled tart apple


  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter
  • until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine the egg, milk and
  • molasses; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Stir in
  • apple. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times.
  • Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in.
  • biscuit cutter. Place 2 in. apart on a baking sheet coated with
  • cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 6-8 minutes or until golden
  • brown. Serve warm. Yield: 6 biscuits.
Nutritional Facts: 1 biscuit equals 149 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 320 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.