Cheesy Onion Biscuits Recipe

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Cheesy Onion Biscuits Recipe
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Cheesy Onion Biscuits Recipe

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Fresh from our Test Kitchen, these scone-shaped biscuits have a savory onion-and-cheddar flavor and a golden shell. Serve them with a pat of butter alongside your favorite soup.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk

Directions

Place onion in a small microwave-safe bowl; cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until tender. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese and onion. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out into a 4-in. circle; cut into four wedges. Place 2 in. apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 4 biscuits.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Cheesy Onion Biscuits in Cooking for 2 Fall 2005, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 150 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  1. Place onion in a small microwave-safe bowl; cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until tender. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese and onion. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out into a 4-in. circle; cut into four wedges. Place 2 in. apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 4 biscuits.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Cheesy Onion Biscuits in Cooking for 2 Fall 2005, p9

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