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Bacon Cheddar Biscuits

It’s been way too long since I have posted a recipe and I aplogize.  I hope to be back on track and giving you more fun, delicious and light recipes to try.  Here is a light take on a comfort food side dish I made last week that the family enjoyed.

Cheese Biscuits

Serves 12

Preheat oven 425o

Estimated Values Per Serving:

Calories:  130                                             Fat: 5 grams


4 slices turkey bacon

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

¼ teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon chives

6 tablespoons low fat butter spread

1 cup low fat cheddar cheese

1 cup skim milk

¾ teaspoons cream of tartar


  1.  Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp.  Drain bacon on paper towels and finely chop the bacon.
  2. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Add chopped bacon and chives and whisk together with flour mixture.
  3. Add the butter spread and using a pastry knife, cut the butter spread into the
    flour mixture until it is in pea-sized pieces.  Stir in the cheese with a wooden spoon.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the skim milk and cream of tarter then mix into the
    flour/cheese mixture with a spoon until moist.
  5. Drop biscuit dough onto an ungreased baking sheet into 12 large or 24 small biscuits.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
    Serve warm.