Jalapeno Biscuits

Jalapeno Biscuits
Servings: 18 Yield: Makes 18 biscuits Prep 10 mins Bake 450°F 12 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 1/3 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded provolone cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 jalapeno chile, seeded, chopped
  • 3/4 cup milk

Make It

1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.

2. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, pepper and garlic powder into bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheeses and jalapeno.

3. Add milk; stir lightly to form soft dough. Turn out onto lightly floured surface; knead 20 times.

4. Roll or pat dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut into 2-inch rounds. Gather scraps together; reroll and cut. Place biscuits, 1 inch apart, on ungreased baking sheet.

5. Bake in 450 degree F oven 12 minutes, until golden brown. (Can be made morning of dinner. To serve, reheat on baking sheet in 250 degree F oven.) Makes 18 biscuits.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 18; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 107, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 6, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 11, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 193, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.