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Beer-and-Cheese Biscuits

All You JANUARY 2008

  • Yield: 12 Servings
  • Cost Per Serving:$.38


  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 cup scallions, chopped
  • 3/4 cup low-fat Cheddar, grated
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 (12 oz.) bottle dark beer, such as Guinness
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


Preheat oven to 350°F. In a bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add scallions and Cheddar; mix well. Fold in butter and beer, mix until just combined.

Turn dough out onto lightly floured work surface; pat down to 1-inch disk. Use a 3-inch round cutter to cut biscuits. Gather scraps, pat down again and cut remaining biscuits. Place biscuits on ungreased baking sheet.

Brush biscuits with milk; sprinkle with paprika. Bake for 25 minutes, until golden. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 250
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrate: 37g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 576mg

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