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Light Biscuits

Yield 22 servings (serving size: 1 biscuit)
The title of this recipe belies the rich, old-fashioned flavor of the biscuits. Use a reduced-calorie stick margarine that is 41% to 60% oil for this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup reduced-calorie stick margarine
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Nutrition Information

  • calories 58
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 1.6 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.7 g
  • carbohydrate 9.3 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 90 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Combine yogurt and honey; add to flour mixture, stirring with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.

  3. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour over work surface. Turn dough out onto floured surface; knead lightly 4 or 5 times. Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut into rounds with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes or until golden.

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