Buttermilk-Chive Biscuits

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1 dozen (serving size: 1 biscuit)


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3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped fresh chives
4 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup chilled butter or stick margarine, cut into small pieces
1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 425°.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and the next 5 ingredients (flour through salt); cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk; stir just until moist.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 times. Roll dough to a 3/4-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet. Lightly coat tops with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 13 minutes or until golden.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 178
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 5.9 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 4.5 g
Carbohydrate 26.6 g
Fiber 0.9 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 482 mg
Calcium 136 mg