Cheese Drop Biscuits

Cheese Drop Biscuits

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"These are easy, fast, and very tasty. Great for a little extra for supper or camping trips."

Ingredients 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 131 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 131 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 278 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, chives, garlic salt and salt. Cut in the shortening until the mixture has only small lumps. Add milk and cheese and stir until moistened. Drop dough by heaping spoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, until golden.
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nynymom
11/16/2008

Just delicious! I had the benefit of reading other reviewers' comments so I added a couple of tablespoons of parmesan cheese in addition to the cheddar (I resized the recipe to serve 8). Also, I used skim milk and I froze the butter and then grated it into the flour mixture (a trick I learned from a different biscuit recipe). This made it easier to blend the butter in with the flour. The biscuits came out crunchy on the top and bottom but light and fluffy in the middle. My daughter said this recipe is a "keeper."

ONEHIPMOMMY
8/24/2009

These were pretty good. I actually made 2 batches. The first ones I made exactly as written. They were maybe worthy of a 3 star rating. I probably wouldn't make them again if following the recipe as written. Then I made them following the reviews. I used butter instead of shortning, more milk, more cheese, added parmesean too, and brushed them with garlic salt and melted butter after coming out of the oven. I would make them like this in a heartbeat.

Sharon
4/3/2008

Really good, I've made them time and time again. I used oil instead of shortening to make them a bit healthier otherwise I make them exactly the same. Their super quick and can compliment almost any meal!