Cheese & Pesto Biscuits Recipe

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Cheese & Pesto Biscuits Recipe
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Cheese & Pesto Biscuits Recipe

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Biscuits always liven up a meal, especially when they’re golden brown and filled with pesto, garlic and cheese for extra zip. —Liz Bellville, Jacksonville, North Carolina
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1-1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Directions

Preheat oven to 450°. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese. In a small bowl, whisk buttermilk and pesto until blended; stir into flour mixture just until moistened.
Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 in. apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
Mix melted butter and garlic; brush over biscuits. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Cheese & Pesto Biscuits in Taste of Home November 2014, p80

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit: 175 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1-1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  1. Preheat oven to 450°. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese. In a small bowl, whisk buttermilk and pesto until blended; stir into flour mixture just until moistened.
  2. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 in. apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Mix melted butter and garlic; brush over biscuits. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Cheese & Pesto Biscuits in Taste of Home November 2014, p80

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danielleylee User ID: 4484886 125021
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2014

"My husband loved these! They are so quick and easy! He likes them almost as much as the red lobster version. Nice twist with the pesto!"

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mjlouk User ID: 1712085 191490
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2014

"These were easy to make and really good! I even skipped the melted butter step and just added garlic powder to the mixture. Kids liked them too!"

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