Chili Cheddar Biscuits

"An outstanding biscuit recipe that is especially good with Tex-Mex inspired meals like chili con carne or a spicy beef stew. Or, just split and stuff with scrambled egg and ham or bacon and you've got a mean breakfast!"
 
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Ready In:
32mins
Ingredients:
8
Serves:
8
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ingredients

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directions

  • Make biscuits: Into a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and the salt; add the butter and blend the mixture until it resembles coarse meal.
  • Stir in the cheddar and the chilies; add the sour cream and stir the mixture until it just forms a soft, but not sticky, dough.
  • Knead the dough gently for 20 seconds (about 6 turns) on a lightly-floured surface.
  • Roll or pat it out ½ inch thick and with a 3 ½ inch cookie cutter, cut out 8 rounds.
  • Bake on an ungreased baking sheet in the middle of a preheated 430F oven for 15-17 minutes, or until they are golden.

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Reviews

  1. Jellyqueen
    Fantastic Biscuit. I have always had problems making biscuits, but these were great. I will admit that I didn't use the minced jalapeno, I just used a little pepper sauce. I will use the minced jalapeno next time though, I just didn't have any in the house this time. This recipe made 10 very large biscuits for me.
     
  2. shawnajean
    Very good biscuits. Loved the Jalapenos in them. I will be making these again. Thanks for the great recipe. Shawna
     
  3. Charmie777
    Yummy!!! I actually got about 12 biscuits!!!!
     
  4. Dreamgoddess
    Evelyn, these were sooo good! I served them with fried shrimp and potato hash for an easy delicious meal. My son and I loved the addition of the jalapenos.
     
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