Ranch Biscuits

(8 servings)

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup buttermilk
In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in cheese and shortening until crumbly. Add buttermilk; stir just until moistened.

Turn onto a lightly floured surface, knead 8-10 times. roll out to 1/2 inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter.

Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Yields 16 biscuits.

A good old reliable country biscuit with Cheddar cheese cooked inside. Nothing fancy. Just delicious and simple.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank specialk_c for this recipe.

Recipe number 870. Submitted 3/28/2003.