Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 16 to 20 servings


2cups all-purpose flour
1tablespoon baking powder
1/2teaspoon salt
1/4cup cold butter or margarine
1cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 1/4cups heavy cream


  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the cheese and toss. Stir in heavy cream just until moistened.
  3. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 6 to 8 times. Roll to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a floured 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.