cheese n’ herb

Saco Cheese n’ Herb Biscuits

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Saco Cheese n’ Herb Biscuits
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Serves: 16 biscuits
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tsp oregano flakes
  • ¼ tsp powdered thyme
  • 2 tsp parsley flakes
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¾ cup solid butter-flavored shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup water
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend, cheese, and herbs.
  3. Using pastry blender, cut shortening into mixture to form coarse crumbs.
  4. Combine egg and water and stir into dry mixture with fork until smooth.
  5. Turn out onto floured surface; knead lightly.
  6. Roll to ½ inch thick. Using floured biscuit cutter, cut into biscuits.
  7. Place on lightly greased baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes or until well risen and browned. Cool on rack.
  8. Best served warm.