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Cheese Biscuits

Yield 1 dozen
A little mustard boosts the cheese flavor in these quick biscuits. Quick tip: Grate the cheese the night before.


  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 6 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk

How to Make It

  1. Stir together flour and mustard; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Stir in cheese. Add buttermilk, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead 3 or 4 times.

  2. Roll dough to 3/4" thickness; cut with a 2" biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on a lightly greased baking sheet.

  3. Bake at 450° for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.