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Southwestern Biscuits

Posted in : Biscuits on by : Daphne

Ingredients:

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour2 tablespoons granulated sugar1 tablespoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt, (optional)3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened1 large egg1 (8-ounce) can cream-style corn1 (4-ounce) can Diced Green Chiles1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, (optional)

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Add butter; cut in with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Stir in egg, corn, chiles and cilantro; combine just until mixture holds together. Knead dough 10 times on well-floured surface. Pat dough to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut into 3-inch biscuits. Place on greased baking sheets.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes 8 biscuits.