Sunday, November 25, 2012

Cheese and Onion Drop Biscuits

'Tis the season to eat soups because it's ridiculously cold.  Instead of eating bread with my soup, I like to mix things up by making biscuits.  They're a hearty accompaniment with a light soup and keep your tummy full.

To go with my butternut squash soup today. I made some cheese and onion drop biscuits. These were really tasty, and went well with the sweeter soup I made. I will probably make these with every soup since they don't require much effort.  I didn't even have to use buttermilk, instead adding white vinegar (or lemon juice) to milk.

Cheese and Onion Drop Biscuits

Ingredients for 6 large biscuits:

1 cup and 2 tablespoons self-rising flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
2 tablespoons butter, cut into tiny pieces
1/2 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup milk and 1 tsp. white vinegar mixed together
4 tbsp. chopped green onion (green parts only)


Step 1: Preheat oven to 450 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper
Step 2: Mix flour and baking powder, then blend in butter with hands until butter is mixed in
Step 3: Stir in garlic and onion powders, cheeses and green onion
Step 4: Stir in milk until just combined, add in more milk if needed
Step 5: Drop 6 even spoonfuls of dough onto baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes until tops are lightly browned. Eat immediately!

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