Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
- 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 3/4 cup buttermilk
- In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese. Add buttermilk; stir just until dough clings together. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough lightly until easy to handle. Roll into a 12-in. circle. Cut into eight wedges. Begin at wide end of wedge and roll toward point. Place biscuits, point side down, on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 209 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 396mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.
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Aug 11, 2015
I made these the other night, they were quick and easy. I also used instead of regular salt garlic salt. I also added a 1/2 tsp of garlic powder. My husband really enjoyed these. I also just made them as drop biscuits as a reviewer suggested below and they turned out perfectly.
Feb 24, 2014
Used butter and increased the amount of cheese to ~6oz (sharp cheddar!). I bake at 425 for 12-13 min. These vanish so quickly at any meal we make these for, our go to recipe. Everyone LOVES them.
Aug 1, 2011
This recipe turned out perfect. I must admit I have difficulties with biscuits so I was prepared for these to have 'something wrong' with them but no such problem. They even looked just like the picture! Thank you, I have finally found biscuits that turn out wonderful for me.
Nov 9, 2010
Good, easy but needs a bit more taste. Nice if in a hurry.
Sep 14, 2010
These taste great, but based on the previous review I didn't even try to roll and cut them. I too just dropped by the spoonful and baked.
Jul 19, 2008
These were great! I couldn't get them to roll up, so I just kind of mounded them on the cookie sheet. I will make these again!