Blueberry Biscuits

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  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries, thawed
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Pat blueberries dry with paper towels; set aside.
  2. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until crumbly.
  3. Whisk together egg and buttermilk; add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Gently fold in blueberries.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 or 4 times.
  5. Pat or roll dough to 3/4-inch thickness; cut with a 2 3/4-inch round cutter, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Stir together butter, 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon; brush mixture over warm biscuits.
  7. NOTE: Recipe can be doubled. Store biscuits in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks in freezer.
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