Chili and Cheddar Holiday Biscuits

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Directions for: Chili and Cheddar Holiday Biscuits


3 cup (750 ml) all-purpose flour

2 Tbsp (30 ml) baking powder

1 tsp (5 ml) each dry red chili flakes and chili powder

1 tsp (5 ml) salt

½ cup (125 ml) cold butter, cubed

¾ cup (175 ml) Canadian milk cheddar cheese, shredded

1-1/2 cup (375 ml) milk


1. Preheat oven to 425 °F (220 °C).

2. Blend the flour with the baking powder, chili flakes, chili powder and salt. Add butter and fold into the dry mixture using a pastry blender (or two knives) until the mixture is crumbly. Add 1/2 cup (125 ml) of the Canadian Cheddar cheese and toss to combine.

3. Using a spoon, make a depression in the dry ingredients and pour in milk. Stir until a lumpy dough has been formed.

4. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead until it binds. Roll or pat to 3/4-in (2 cm) thickness.

5. Cut into desired shapes, re-rolling scraps, and arrange on an un-greased baking tray. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the tops.

6. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden on the bottom.

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