Easy Peasy Biscuits
I love that I can make these biscuits and have enough left over to freeze for another meal. They're a healthier version of a classic American staple. —Amanda West, Shelbyville, Tennessee
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 tablespoons baking powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 cup coconut oil, solid
- 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
- Preheat oven to 450°. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, sugar, flaxseed and salt. Add coconut oil and cut in with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk; stir just until moistened.
- Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 8-10 times. Pat or roll dough to a rectangle 1/2 in. thick; fold dough into thirds (as you would a letter). Pat or roll dough again into a rectangle 1/2 in. thick; cut with a pizza cutter or knife into 24 biscuits, each about 2-1/2 in, square. Place 1 1/2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until light brown, 8-10 minutes. Serve warm.
- Freeze option: Freeze cut biscuit dough on waxed paper-lined baking sheets until firm. Transfer to airtight containers; return to freezer. To use, bake biscuits as directed.
- Freeze option: Freeze cooled baked biscuits in airtight containers. To use, heat in a preheated 350° oven 15-20 minutes.
Nutrition Facts1 biscuit: 167 calories, 10g fat (8g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 328mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Easy Peazy Freezer Biscuits! in Taste of Home November 2018
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