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Homemade Cheddar Chive Biscuits

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Contrary to how it looks in the above photo, I did not eat five of these Cheddar Chive Biscuits along with three sausages and a pile of scrambled eggs. I had three sausages, a pile of scrambled eggs and TWO biscuits. A girl has to watch her figure you know! lol

As it happens, when we do eat a big breakfast (which isn’t all that common around here) we usually don’t eat again until dinnertime so I guess in the long run, it all evens out as far as calories go…or maybe that’s wishful thinking! Whatever 😉

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Yield: 12 biscuits     Prep Time: 10 minutes    Bake Time: 30 minutes

2 cups all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter flavored Crisco
1/2 cup heavy cream, plus additional for brushing on top
1/2 cup Greek yogurt
2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3 tablespoons chopped, fresh chives

-Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
-In a large bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, pepper and sugar.
-Use your hands to mix in the Crisco until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
-Stir in the heavy cream, yogurt, cheese and chives. Do not over mix.
-Pat the dough out onto a lightly floured surface about 3/4″ thickness.
-Use a cookie cutter to cut out biscuit shapes and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet.
-Gather the dough scraps and pat them out again for form additional biscuits.
-Brush the tops of the biscuits with the heavy cream.
-Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
-Serve warm.

Can someone please pass the butter?

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Can I pour a nice, hot cup of coffee to go with your biscuits?

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Julie @ Texan New Yorker

Tuesday 10th of June 2014

These sound incredible, I adore biscuits! And especially biscuits with cheese in them... Thanks for posting!