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Chive & Lemon Biscuits

 Chive & Lemon Biscuits
These tender, browned biscuits have a subtle lemon and chive flavor that delightfully complements Very Veggie Soup. —Jim Gales, Glendale, Wisconsin
9 ServingsPrep/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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 biscuit equals 222 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 480 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.