Chive Whole Wheat Drop Biscuits

Chive Whole Wheat Drop Biscuits

Chive Whole Wheat Drop Biscuits

These healthy biscuits are a welcome accompaniment to soups, chicken, or meal-in-one salads. They also make a tasty afternoon snack.


Makes 12 servings


1-1/4 cups whole wheat flour
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons toasted wheat germ, divided
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives or 1 teaspoon dried chives
2 teaspoons sugar
3 tablespoons cold margarine
1 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/2 cup shredded low-fat process American cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, 2 tablespoons wheat germ, baking powder, chives and sugar in medium bowl. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add milk and American cheese; stir until just combined.
  3. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 1 inch apart onto prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon wheat germ. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove immediately from baking sheet. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 biscuit
Calories 125
Calories from Fat 28 %
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 237 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Fat 1

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