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southwestern drop biscuits

a recipe by
Sharon Whitley
Houston, TX

Good as a side to a bowl of chili or a Mexican or Southwest dish. Easy to make and better than using a premade mix.

serves Makes 8 biscuits
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For southwestern drop biscuits

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    white whole wheat flour or whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 to 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried oregano, curshed
  • 8 oz
    light sour cream
  • 1/3 c
    fat free milk
  • additional chili powder, optional

How To Make southwestern drop biscuits

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425. Lightly grease a large baking sheet or line with parchment paper; set aside. In a medium bowl stir together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, 1-2 teaspoons chili powder, the salt and oregano. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture.
  • 2
    In small bowl, whisk together sour cream and milk until smooth. Add sour cream mixture all at once to flour mixture; stir just until combined.
  • 3
    Using about 1/3 cup dough for each biscuit, drop dough into 8 mounds onto prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. If desired, sprinkle with additional chili powder. Bake 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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