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Sage Cornmeal Biscuits

My family loves these outstanding savory biscuits with eggs and sausage at breakfast or with meat at dinner. They bake up light and tender and have just the right amount of sage. —Mary Kincaid, Bostic, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    10 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Roll to 3/4-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until browned. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 163 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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