Easy Cheddar Biscuits

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/3 cup shortening
1/2 cup milk


Pulse first 4 ingredients in a food processor 4 or 5 times or until dry ingredients are thoroughly combined.

Add shredded cheese and shortening, and pulse 4 or 5 times or until mixture is crumbly. With processor running, gradually add milk, and process until dough forms a ball and leaves sides of bowl.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; shape into a ball.

Pat or roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch round cutter, and place on baking sheets.

Bake biscuits in 2 batches at 425° for 10 minutes or until golden.

May 2001
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