Country Cheese Biscuits

Country Cheese Biscuits

2 C. all-purpose flour

2 t. baking powder

1/2 t. salt

1/2 C. butter

1 C. shredded cheddar cheese

2/3 C. milk

Preheat the oven to 425° F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.

In a mixing bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder. Cut in butter with a pastry cutter until it resembles coarse crumbs.

Stir in the cheese and milk. Mix with a fork until the dough comes together and forms a ball.

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead 5 – 6 times. Roll the dough out to a 1 inch thickness. Cut with a 2 inch biscuit cutter.

Bake for 12 – 15 minutes or until they are a light brown.

Optional: Brush the tops of the biscuits with 2 T. melted butter after removing form the oven.

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