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Pesto Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Terri De Caro
Added: Sunday, May 14, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
* 2 cups flour
* 3 tsp. baking powder
* 1/2 tsp. salt.
* 1/3 cup Crisco
* 1/4 cup basil pesto {found in the produce dept.}
* about 1/2 cup of milk
* finely shredded parmesan cheese for tops

Directions:
Directions:
*Heat the oven to 450.*Mix the first 3 ingredients together in a large bowl.*Cut in the shortning & the pesto.**Cutting in means to use your fingers to get everything incorporated***Blend together 'til the mixture looks like fine crumbs.*Stir in just enough milk so the dough leaves the side of the bowl & forms a ball.*Place the dough on a lightly floured surface & knead lightly 10 times.*Roll or pat to 1/2" thick.*Cut with a floured biscuit or cookie cutter of choice & place 1" apart on an ungreased baking pan.*Sprinkle with the cheese.*Bake 10 to 12 minutes or 'til golden,remove from baking sheet right away & serve warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 to 12 biscuits
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
about 45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Use seasonal cutters for fun holiday shapes.

 

 

 

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