Batty Buttermilk Biscuits

Batty Buttermilk Biscuits
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These spicy cheesy biscuits are tender and light and kids will love their fun shape.
30 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time
12 biscuits

Ingredients

2 cups
all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons
baking powder
1/4 teaspoon
baking soda
1/4 teaspoon
garlic salt
1/2 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
6 ounces (1 1/2 cups)
shredded pepper jack cheese
3/4 cup
buttermilk*
Chopped ripe olives or red bell pepper, cut into small pieces
 
*Substitute 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to equal 3/4 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450°F.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and garlic salt in bowl; cut in butter with fork or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add cheese; toss to coat with flour mixture. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.
  3. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface; knead 10 times or until smooth. Roll out dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with 3- to 4-inch bat-shaped cookie cutters.
  4. Place 1 inch apart onto large ungreased baking sheet. Press olives or red pepper pieces into dough for eyes.
  5. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm with butter.

Recipe Tips

Use your favorite Halloween cookie cutter, such as broomstick or ghost, or use a round biscuit cutter to cut biscuits.

Variation: Red Pepper Biscuits: Add 1/4 cup finely chopped roasted red pepper, patted dry, to dough with the cheese.

Nutrition Facts (1 biscuit)

Calories
210
Cholesterol
35mg
Carbohydrates
17g
Protein
6g
Fat
13g
Sodium
300mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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Rating

EASY AND GOOD

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