Savory Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

(makes 4 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Savory Cheddar Cheese BiscuitsIngredients:

  • 2½ cups whole grain pastry flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1½ teaspoons dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tablespoons chilled trans-free margarine, cut into bits
  • 12 ounces reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, shredded (3 cups)
  • 1⅓ cups fat-free milk
  • Low-fat cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 400 Degrees F. Lightly coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray.
  • In a large-size bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, thyme, pepper and salt. Add margarine. Using pastry cutter or 2 knives, blend until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add cheese and toss to coat. Slowly stir in milk and mix just to combine.
  • Drop dough by quarter cupfuls about 2-inch apart onto baking sheets. Bake about 14 to 16 minutes or until edges and tops are golden. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Note : This recipes would be really good with soup or chili. You can vary the mix-ins to suit your taste. Such as adding roasted garlic, reduced-fat feta cheese or a variety of herbs.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving : 353 Calories, 11 g Protein, 57 g Carbohydrates, 6 g Dietary Fiber, 12 g Fat, 1.5 g Saturated Fat, 70 mg Sodium


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