Prep Time
20 Mins
Bake Time
15 Mins
Makes 15 biscuits

Use a 1/4 cup ice-cream scoop or lightly greased 1/4 cup dry measuring cup to drop evenly sized biscuits.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 500°. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl until well blended. Cut in shortening and butter with a pastry blender or a fork until crumbly; stir in cheese and chives. Add buttermilk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.

Step 2

Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet. Brush lightly with melted butter.

Step 3

Bake at 500° for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden.

Step 4

*Nonfat buttermilk may be substituted.

Step 5

Note: For testing purposes only, we used White Lily Self-Rising Flour.

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