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Jalapeno Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

Jalapeno Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

These tender biscuits with a cheesy richness have a nice level of heat that will appeal to all ages. —Florence McNulty, Montebello, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:15 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 5 tablespoons cold butter
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons diced pickled jalapeno slices


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, thyme and paprika. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the milk, cheese and jalapeno.
  • 2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • 3. Bake at 450° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 15 biscuits.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit: 129 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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SuSey22 User ID: 1214956 102567
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2014

"I needed a roll or biscuit that would add "zip" to my BBQ turkey breast meal...and these really fit the spot...just enough heat, a great biscuit.Will be a regular on my list!"

JWrightWurster User ID: 5472602 159974
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2013

"Just made these on a whim because I have fresh jalepenos in my garden that my husband always plants, but we never know what to do with until fall/chili season. What a tasty recipe! easy to make and they smell great while baking as well."

mreilly615 User ID: 2340136 155952
Reviewed May. 30, 2012

"Really good. I didn't roll them out I just dropped spoonfuls on a cookie sheet and they cooked up just fine. Really good flavor."

danielleylee User ID: 4484886 170599
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"These were really good!!! Had rave reviews!!!

My husband likes extra spicy so we kicked up the jalapenos in these!"

ilooktothehills User ID: 6432655 209606
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2012

"easy and yummy!"

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