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Cheddar Dill Biscuits Recipe

Cheddar Dill Biscuits Recipe

“My husband and I try to eat in a healthful way, decreasing fat and calories wherever possible," writes Carol Braly of South Fork, Colorado. "These homemade biscuits are one of our favorite weekend breakfasts.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine buttermilk and egg substitute; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Stir in cheese.
  • 2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat to 3/4-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  • 3. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 12-16 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit equals 134 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 245 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.