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Blue Cheese and Chive Biscuits

Christina McKeough
Course Side Dish
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups crumbled blue cheese Lively Run Cayuga Blue recommended
  • 1/4 cup chives finely chopped
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450ยบ. Whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda and salt in a bowl, then blend in butter with your finger tips until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in blue cheese and chives. Add buttermilk and stir until just combined.
  • Drop dough in 12 equal mounds about 2 inches apart onto a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake in middle of oven until golden, 16-20 minutes.

Notes

This recipe originally appeared in our Fall 2012 cheese-focused issue. For another cheesy dish from that edition, click here.
Keyword Biscuit, Blue Cheese, chive