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Cheddar Biscuits with Garlic Butter (Dairy) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Stacy Douek
Added: Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
4 tbsp. cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4 cup whole milk Ingredients for Garlic Butter: 1 clove garlic, smashed
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/2 tsp. sugar
3 tbsp. vegetable shortening, room temperature
6 oz. grated yellow cheddar cheese (about 1 1/4 cups)
3 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 tsp. chopped fresh parsley

Directions:
Directions:
Position a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 425o degrees. Lightly mist a large baking sheet with cooking spray. For the biscuits: Pulse the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a food processor. Add the shortening and pulse until combined. Add the butter; pulse until the butter is in pea-size pieces. Add the cheese and pulse 2 or 3 times. Pour in the milk and pulse just until the mixture is moistened and forms a shaggy dough. Turn out onto a clean surface and gently knead until the dough comes together. Do not overwork the dough or the biscuits will be tough. Drop the dough onto the baking sheet in scant 1/4-cup portions, 2 inches apart, and bake until golden, 15 to 20 minutes. Meanwhile, make the garlic butter: Melt the butter with the garlic in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and stir in the parsley. Brush the biscuits with the garlic butter and serve warm.

 

 

 

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