Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

  • Yield 16 to 20 servings

Teresa Blackburn


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cold butter or margarine
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 1/4 cups heavy cream


  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the cheese and toss. Stir in heavy cream just until moistened.
  3. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 6 to 8 times. Roll to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a floured 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.



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