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Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

"I often serve my family these warm cheese biscuits with a hearty breakfast of bacon and eggs," shares Colleen Horudko of Warman, Saskatchewan. "They freeze well, too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • 1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in cheese and shortening until crumbly. Add buttermilk; stir until just moistened.
  • 2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 16 biscuits.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 118 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 251 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.