Cheese Biscuits, Easy and quick to make. Makes 12 biscuits

2 cups Flour 500 mL
1 tbsp Baking powder 15 mL
1/2 tsp Salt 2 mL
1/3 cup Butter, at room temperature, cut into pieces 75 mL
1 cup Grated sharp Cheddar cheese 250 mL
2 tbsp Chopped fresh chives 25 mL
1 cup Milk 250 mL
Additional chopped fresh chives

Bake these herb biscuits shortly before serving. To prepare part of the recipe early on in the day, place dry ingredients in a bowl. Cut in butter, add cheddar cheese and chives then cover and refrigerate. While oven is preheating, stir in the milk, drop dough onto baking sheet and pop them in the oven.

Preheat oven to 400°F [200°C]

  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter using a fork to make coarse crumbs. Add cheddar cheese and chives.

  • Stir in milk to make a soft sticky dough. Drop 12 heaping tablespoonfuls onto a large greased baking sheet. Sprinkle tops with additional chopped chives.

  • Bake on middle rack of oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until edges are colored.

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