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Onion Poppy Seed Biscuits

 Onion Poppy Seed Biscuits
Perfect alongside a salad or casserole, these buttermilk biscuits are ready in no time. Golden on the outside, tender on the inside, they offer a mild onion flavor with every bite. —Test Kitchen
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute the
  • onion until tender; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the flour,
  • baking powder, brown sugar, poppy seeds, salt and baking soda. Cut
  • in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in onions.
  • Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface; knead 6-8 times. Pat to
  • 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  • Place 2 in. apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 450° for 9-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
  • Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 biscuit equals 125 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 245 mg sodium,

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Onion Poppy Seed Biscuits (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.