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Cheesy Onion Biscuits

 Cheesy Onion Biscuits
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.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 biscuit equals 150 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.