Neiman Marcus Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

Kathy Robison

By
@BakinRocs

Unbaked biscuits may be frozen up to 1 month. Bake frozen biscuits as directed for 26 to 28 minutes or until golden brown.


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Serves:

2 1/2 dozen

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 c
vegetable shortening
4 oz
freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 c
buttermilk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles small peas and dough is crumbly. Stir in cheese. Add buttermilk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
2
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 to 4 times. Place dough in a bowl, cover and chill 1 hour.
3
Preheat over to 350 degrees. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Pat or roll dough to 1 inch thickness; cut with a 1 1/2 inch round cutter and place on parchment paper lined baking sheets.
4
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
5
You can stir in one of the following flavor combos with the Cheddar Cheese and prepare the above recipe as directed.

1/2 cup freshly grated Asiago cheese and 2 tsp. minced fresh rosemary.

1/3 cup finely chopped sweetened dried cranberries and toasted pecans.

1/2 cup finely chopped cooked bacon and 1/4 cup minced green onion.

1/2 cup finely shopped baked ham and 1/3 cup finely chopped pimiento-stuffed green olives.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #Biscuits