Cheese Biscuits II

Cheese Biscuits II


"A tasty biscuit with a flavor kick courtesy of bell pepper and pimentos."


25 m servings 376 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 376 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 22.2 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 8.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 524 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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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.
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  1. 24 Ratings


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 ...