Chive Biscuit Ornaments
Ring in the holiday season with these tender bell-shaped bites from our Test Kitchen home economists. they used cookie cutters and whole chive "hangers" to from the warm and appetizing ornaments, which get a slight kick from red pepper flakes.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 3-1/4 cups biscuit/baking mix
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 tablespoon minced chives
- 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 12 whole chives
- In a large bowl, combine the biscuit mix, cheese, minced chives and
- pepper flakes. Stir in cream just until moistened.
- Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat to 1/2-in.
- thickness. Cut with a floured 3-in. bell-shaped cookie cutter. using
- a 1/2-in. round cookie cutter, cut a hole near top of each biscuit.
- Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 450° for
- 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Thread one
- whole chive through each biscuit hole; tie a knot. Serve warm.
- Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 218 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 445 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.