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Recipe for Healthier Biscuits

Are biscuits healthy?

Biscuits are typically made with flour, butter, sugar, eggs, and milk. 


Are biscuits healthy or unhealthy? 

Biscuits can be a part of a healthy diet if they are eaten in moderation. 

The number of biscuits you can eat per day depends on your overall diet and calorie needs.  


Health benefits

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Enjoy them in moderation for a healthier snack.  

Biscuits Facts:


01 Good source of fiber. 

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02 Source of vitamins and minerals 

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03 Provide energy 

Tips for choosing healthier biscuits 

When choosing biscuits, look for options that are made with whole grains, less sugar, and healthy fats.  

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Prep Time: 10 Min

 2 cups all-purpose flour  1 tablespoon baking powder  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/4 cup sugar  1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and diced  3/4 cup buttermilk

Cook Time: 12 Min


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Step 1

1Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.

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Step 2

Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the buttermilk until just combined.

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Step 3

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat it into a rectangle about 1/2-inch thick. Cut the dough into biscuits using a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.

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Step 4

Place the biscuits on a baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.

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Serve warm and enjoy!

Tips for making Healthy Biscuits

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01 For a richer flavor, use whole-wheat flour or a blend of all-purpose and whole-wheat flour.

02 To make drop biscuits, simply drop the dough by rounded tablespoons onto the baking sheet.

03 To make cheddar biscuits, stir in 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese to the dough before cutting it out.