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    Low Fat Biscuits (Ww)

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    SuperSpike's Note:

    A lightened up version of a breakfast favorite. You can make it even more points-friendly by substituting whole wheat flour for part of the AP Flour.

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    1. 1
      Combine dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl with a whisk.
    2. 2
      Mix in shortening with your fingers until it resembles a coarse crumb (or use a food processor).
    3. 3
      Stir in yogurt and half and half until it just comes together, do not over mix.
    4. 4
      Lay out a sheet of wax paper, parchment paper or freezer paper and dust with flour.
    5. 5
      Dump out dough and coat your hands with flour. Pat out until its about 1" thick.
    6. 6
      Using the paper, fold over the dough and pat out, repeating about 4 times.
    7. 7
      Pat out dough to about 3/4" and cut with a 2" ring cutter.
    8. 8
      Bake in a 400 degree oven for 14-16 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 15, 2010


      Thank you so much for this biscuit recipe! They are very tasty & turned out really well, which I would usually give a 5 for, but I did have to do some changes. Primarily, the amount of flour called for left me with a very gooey dough that wasn't workable at all so I had to add at least a good 1/2 cup more flour to get it there plus dusting flour. I should note that I did halve the recipe & sometimes this changes how the proportions work together. I made this for dinner tonight & actually added in some fat free cheddar cheese & then topped with melted butter that had garlic salt, oregano, & parsley in it toward the end of baking. These have a wonderful texture & gentleness to them. I can't wait to make them again but just as the "regular" biscuit, which I'm thinking I just might do in the morning! These came together super easy & my husband couldn't stay away from them. For those who are interested, with our changes & brands, these calculate out to 2 points per plain biscuit or 3 points for the butter & cheese biscuits. I also made these 2 parts all-purpose to 1-part whole wheat flour but it didn't make a points difference so I'll just stick with the all-purpose from now on. Again, these are wonderful biscuits & a recipe that we really needed & will be using so often! Thank you :)

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    • on January 29, 2009


      No one could tell they were low-fat biscuits! They were just a bit drier than my normal biscuits, but I usually make yeast biscuits so I'm not sure if the comparison is fair. These were very tender and flavorful and they rose beautifully. I served them with stew and everyone was impressed when I admitted they were WW biscuits that were half the points of a regular biscuit. Thanks so much for posting!

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    • on January 29, 2009


      I used to make another WW tea biscuit but now having baked and experienced your recipe for Low Fat Biscuits...well I now have a new favorite. Not only can they be put together quickly, but the finished product also have a nice texture. No one would even guess that they are low fat. Definitely deserving of 5 stars and my thanks to you for sharing this simple but taste pleasing recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Low Fat Biscuits (Ww)

    Serving Size: 1 (621 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 86.4
    Calories from Fat 19
    Total Fat 2.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    Cholesterol 1.7 mg
    Sodium 301.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 13.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    Sugars 1.4 g
    Protein 2.6 g

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