Chive & Lemon Biscuits Recipe

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Chive & Lemon Biscuits Recipe
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Chive & Lemon Biscuits Recipe

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These tender, browned biscuits have a subtle lemon and chive flavor that delightfully complements Very Veggie Soup. —Jim Gales, Glendale, Wisconsin
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup minced chives
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cream just until moistened. Stir in chives and lemon peel. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times.
Pat or roll out to 3/4-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
Place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. In a small bowl, whisk egg and water; brush over biscuits. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 9 biscuits.
Originally published as Chive & Lemon Biscuits in Taste of Home December/January 2009, p28

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 222 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 480mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup minced chives
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cream just until moistened. Stir in chives and lemon peel. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times.
  2. Pat or roll out to 3/4-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  3. Place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. In a small bowl, whisk egg and water; brush over biscuits. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 9 biscuits.
Originally published as Chive & Lemon Biscuits in Taste of Home December/January 2009, p28

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 210353
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2011

"Loved these biscuits. Very light, flavorful and flaky."

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