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Honey Biscuits

 Honey Biscuits
These lightly sweet biscuits are a great complement to all sorts of stews, soups, and chilies. Monterey Jack cheese adds an extra layer of flavor in these flaky bites.
7 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon cold butter, divided
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  • In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in 1/2 cup
  • butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk and
  • cheese until mixture forms a ball.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 5-6 times. Roll out to
  • 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on
  • an ungreased baking sheet.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine honey and remaining butter.
  • Microwave on high until melted. Brush over biscuits. Bake at
  • 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield:
  • about 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 314 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 714 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.