GREEN CHILE CHEDDAR BISCUITS

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YIELD: 6 | SERVING SIZE: 2

These little wonders will surely put a big smile on your face! Aside from its amazing taste, it is also very easy to make. These heartwarming biscuits are perfect with a nice hot coffee or cocoa. Imagine sitting at home while watching Forrest Gump and eating biscuits. How awesome is that? I have listed all the steps. Just follow them and they will guide you to perfection. Enjoy!

Ingredients: 

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

5 tablespoons cold butter

1 cup cold buttermilk

1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese

1/3 cup diced green chilies (rinsed well)

1/2 teaspoon white pepper

Additional shredded cheddar for the top of biscuits

Directions: 

Step 1: Ready the oven and preheat to 425 degrees.

Step 2: Line parchment paper on a cookie sheet.

Step 3: In a medium mixing bowl, add in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and pepper. Whisk until well mixed.

Step 4: Cut the cold butter into 4 and toss them into the flour mixture.

Step 5: Use a pastry cutter to mix the mixture. Mix until it looks like coarse crumbs.

Step 6: Pour in the buttermilk and stir until well blended.

Step 7: Add in the green chilies and cheese. Stir until well mixed and sticky.

Step 8: Sprinkle flour on a flat surface and place the dough. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of flour on top of the dough.

Step 9: Knead for at least 5 to 6 times and press to create a 1/2-inch thick circle.

Step 10: Cut the dough using a 2-round biscuit cutter. Arrange the dough onto the lined cookie sheet leaving a 1-inch space on each biscuit.

Step 11: Gather the dough scraps and create more circles then repeat the procedure.

Step 12: Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of shredded cheese over the biscuits.

Step 13: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until the color is nicely golden brown.

Step 14: Remove from the oven and let it sit at room temperature for at least 5 minutes.

Step 15: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: 

Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 388 | TOTAL FAT: 20g | SATURATED FAT: 11g | TRANS FAT: 1g | UNSATURATED FAT: 7g | CHOLESTEROL: 51mg | SODIUM: 1016mg | CARBOHYDRATES: 41g | FIBER: 1g | SUGAR: 3g | PROTEIN: 12g

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