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Green Onion Cream Cheese Breakfast Biscuits


Green Onion Cream Cheese Breakfast Biscuits

Green Onion Cream Cheese Breakfast Biscuits

Yield

Makes 8 biscuits

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese
1/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup finely chopped green onions
2/3 cup milk

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in medium bowl. Cut in cream cheese and shortening with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in green onions.
  3. Make well in center of flour mixture. Add milk; stir until mixture forms soft dough that clings together and forms a ball.
  4. Turn out dough onto well-floured surface. Knead dough gently 10 to 12 times.
  5. Roll or pat dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut dough with floured 3-inch biscuit cutter.
  6. Place biscuits 2 inches apart on ungreased large baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until tops and bottoms are golden brown. Serve warm.

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