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Dilly Biscuit Squares Recipe

Dilly Biscuit Squares Recipe

My husband grew up in the South, where biscuits are practically daily fare. So early in our marriage, I began adding variety to this ordinary quick bread. These biscuit squares are good with seafood, beef and pasta dishes. —Lorene Corbett, Ringgold, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Stir in the cheese. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened.
  • 2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Roll out into a 3/4-in.-thick square. Cut into 12 squares. Place 1/8 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • 3. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Combine dill butter ingredients; brush over hot biscuits. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 194 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 354 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Reviews for Dilly Biscuit Squares

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Reviewed Oct. 14, 2012

"Very yummy!!! :P I did brush them twice with the dill butter for a little more flavor but aside from that I made them exactly as recipie states. These will go well for that little added something at family dinners."

Reviewed Apr. 6, 2012

"These were very good. Next time I'll use butter instead of shortening for better flavor."

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2011

"Rich in flavor - great with soup!"

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