Sharp white cheddar and chives add extra flavor to these simple drop biscuits.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees with racks in upper and lower third positions. Line two baking sheets with parchment.

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  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt, and cayenne pepper. Work butter into flour mixture with a pastry cutter or your fingers until butter is incorporated and pea-size lumps remain. Stir in cheddar, then buttermilk and chives, just until dough comes together.

  • Using two spoons, drop 1/4 cup quantities of dough onto prepared baking sheets, spaced 2 inches apart.

  • Bake in oven until golden brown, 12-14 minutes, rotating baking sheets once.

Reviews (3)

51 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 25
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
10/21/2012
Very nice flavor and texture. Next time I think I'll add a little garlic powder to the dough.
Rating: Unrated
11/17/2011
The flavor of these was a big hit with my daughter. They spread too much for a biscuit, though. Next time I'm going to back off a lot on the buttermilk. - I did. 2nd time I didn't have chives available, and used two dashes of dried minced onion instead. Still awesome! They still spread a lot. I'm going to make a still drier dough next time.
Rating: Unrated
10/25/2011
Wonderful cheesy flavor. Crisp on the outside and soft and flavorful on the inside. I've made them 2 times since the show aired and it's one of the best biscuit recipes I've made.
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