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Cheese Biscuits II

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"A tasty biscuit with a flavor kick courtesy of bell pepper and pimentos."
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25 m servings 376
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 biscuits)


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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cream of tartar. Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender. Add the grated cheese, green bell pepper, and pimento; mix with a fork. Stir in milk and mix well.
  3. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead 5 times. Roll out to a rectangular shape and cut into squares using a knife or pizza cutter. Place onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, or until browned.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 376 calories; 22.2 35.9 8.4 15 524 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

These biscuits are not only simple, but are light and not too dry...exceptional!

Most helpful critical review

These popped out of the pan nicely; even out of heart shaped muffin tins but, the flavor was dull. The texture was good but they tasted like Bisquick. Not particularly better with butter or gra...

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These biscuits are not only simple, but are light and not too dry...exceptional!

Great for brunch or dinner!

These were WONDERFUL and so easy to make. I did not add the salt because there is plenty in the Cheddar cheese. I rolled them out to about 1/2" and used a biscuit cutter and was able to get 9 ...

Pretty good. I had to add an extra tablespoon of milk, elevation propbably. Omitted peppers and pimnto, although I do think it would be good. Added 1 tsp garlic. Nice and light. Next time I am g...

Of course I had to leave out the green peppers and pimentos,kids won't eat the biscuits with that in there.I added extra cheese and I think crumbled bacon would be tasty in there.We made the pot...

Good standard cheese biscuits. Fast and yeast free. Thanks for the recipe!

Worked great for a non-bread baker (= I added 1 clove minced garlic and some finely chopped shallot (instead of the bell pepper and pimento.), 3/4 c grated parm, and used 3/4 c of a cheddar jac...

Very tasty biscuits and couldn't be simpler to make! I used diced peppers that I had frozen during the growing season (a combination of green and red). These biscuits went well with two venison ...

Really good! 10 stars because they don't use Bisquik which I never have and is always called for in biscuit recipes. Would actually give them 4.5 . . . I didn't add the peppers because of the ...