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Sour Cream ‘n’ Chive Biscuits

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


12-15 biscuits

I grow chives in my front yard and like to use them in as many recipes as I can. These moist, tender biscuits are delectable as well as attractive.—Lucile H. Proctor, Panguitch, Utah
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup minced chives


  1. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With a fork, stir in sour cream, milk and chives until the mixture forms a ball.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, knead five to six times. Roll to 3/4-in. thickness; cut with a 2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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