Rich Cream Cheese Biscuits Recipe

Looking for an easy Rich Cream Cheese Biscuits recipe? Learn how to make Rich Cream Cheese Biscuits using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gehrm

Makes 12 servings



From the book Quick Vegetarian Pleasures

Recipe Ingredients for Rich Cream Cheese Biscuits

1 3/4 cup flour, unbleached
1/4 cup flour, whole wheat
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
4 tbsp butter, unsalted
2 tbsp cream cheese
1 large egg
3/4 cup milk, 2%

Recipe Directions for Rich Cream Cheese Biscuits

  1. combine flours, baking powder and salt in a large bowl and mix very well. cut the butter and cream cheese into bits and mix into the flour mixture to coat. with a pastry cutter or your fingers rub the bits into the flour until coarse crumbs are formed.

  2. stir in beaten egg with a fork, then slowly pour in the milk stirring all the while. let dough sit for 1 min to absorb the liquid.

  3. turn dough onto a slightly floured surface and knead 5-6 times to make it pliable.

  4. pat the dough into a round or oblong shape 1/2" to 3/4" thick. use a 2.5" biscuit cutter to cut the biscuits. place biscuits, with edges touching, on an ungreased cookie sheet.

  5. preheat the oven to 375 F. place the cookie sheet in the freezer for 10 minutes or in the refrigerator for at least 15 min and up to 4 hours before baking. cold biscuits in a hot over ensure flakiness. bake 20-25 min or until lightly golden. serve immediately.

Categories

Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish, Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 48.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
143mg
6%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
17.3g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
3.3g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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