Red Chili Biscuits

Total Time
20 mins
25 mins

These are very nice with just a hit of heat from the chili powder. They are soft and tender inside with a crisp crust.

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  1. Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder baking soda, salt and chili powder together.
  2. Cut in the chilled butter until it looks like fine meal.
  3. Add cheese and buttermilk. (You may need a little extra buttermilk to reach the moistened stage).
  4. Mix until flour is moistened.
  5. Place mixture on a floured surface, knead lightly, about 15 turns.
  6. Roll out to 3/4 inch thick.
  7. Cut with 3 1/2 in cutter (Or use whatever size you want).
  8. Gather up scrapes and roll into ball and roll out again to 3/4 inch thick and cut additional biscuits. Continue until all the dough is used.
  9. Put biscuits onto a greased pan.
  10. Brush the tops with butter.
  11. Bake at 400 degrees F for about 25 minutes.