Rating: 4.5 stars
194 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 137
  • 4 star values: 45
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2

Every bite of these flaky biscuits get a little kick from cayenne pepper and sharp cheddar cheese. They're a nice accompaniment to soup and stew. --Kimberley Nuttall, San Marco, California

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cayenne. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the cheese and toss. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.

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  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll to 1 in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

364 calories; protein 8.3g; carbohydrates 38.5g; fat 19.8g; cholesterol 54mg; sodium 700.6mg. Full Nutrition
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