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    Cracker Barrel Like Biscuits! Really!

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    Chef #1073606's Note:

    I have been on a quest to discover the secret to Craker Barrel's perfect biscuits. There are several recipes out there that claim to be like Cracker Barrel's. I have tried them all, and they all fall short. Finally, through much trial and error, and a combination of the many other recipes I've used, I have created a recipe that is about as close as you could hope to come!!!!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    Biscuits

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 450.
    2. 2
      SIFT (this is important!) together the dry ingredients into a large bowl.
    3. 3
      Cut in the butter and then stir in the milk until the dough comes together.
    4. 4
      Divide the dough in half, and then each half in half again. Continue doing this until you have 32 small, roughly-equal, portions. Roll these into balls. Take two balls at a time and press them together into one disk. (This is what allows the biscuits to separate nicely for buttering!) Don't press them too flat, they should be about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Keep doing this until you have 16 disks. Place them on a ungreased cookie sheet, sides touching. Brush lightly with beaten egg white.
    5. 5
      Bake 8 - 10 minutes, depending on how dark you like them. 9 minutes works for me.
    6. 6
      When they come out, immediately brush them generously with melted butter.
    7. 7
      Eat some right away! They are SO good fresh from the oven! Enjoy!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 06, 2013

      Sorry chef, these are not like cracker barrel's. They are not even like biscuits. On a quest myself...hope to be in touch soon.

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    • on June 09, 2010

      25

      I didnt think these biscuits were at all like cracker barrels. I like the idea of rolling them in to balls like that but it is way too much butter. Cracker Barrel biscuits are not buttery like that. And mine a little on the dry crumbly side. I am gonna try again tonite using crisco instead of butter and a previous most mentioned leaving out the baking soda so I will try that. And Im also gonna try making in a cast iron skillet.

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    • on February 21, 2010

      55

      I've made this recipe four times, now, and while they're always awesome, they come out different every time. The time they turned out most like CB's was when I forgot to add the baking soda... I've also made them in a cast iron biscuit pan (the kind with individual slots). In that case, I think they came out better if you use about 3/4 of a stick of butter.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cracker Barrel Like Biscuits! Really!

    Serving Size: 1 (74 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 231.7
     
    Calories from Fat 113
    49%
    Total Fat 12.6 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 33.7 mg
    11%
    Sodium 743.3 mg
    30%
    Total Carbohydrate 24.9 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    3%
    Sugars 0.7 g
    2%
    Protein 4.4 g
    8%

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