Parmesan Cheese Biscuit Crescents
teaspoons baking powder
teaspoon baking soda
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
cup grated Parmesan cheese
tablespoons finely snipped fresh parsley
Grated Parmesan cheese
- In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in center of dry mixture, then add buttermilk all at once. Using a fork, stir just until moistened.
- Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Quickly knead dough by folding and pressing dough gently for 10 to 12 strokes or until dough is nearly smooth. Roll dough into 13-inch circle. Brush with melted butter or margarine. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese and the parsley. Cut into 12 wedges. Roll up each wedge from the wide end to the point.
- Place crescents seam side down about 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet, curving to form crescents. Brush with milk and sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese. Bake in a 425 degree F. oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Remove crescents from baking sheet and serve warm. Makes 12.
From the Test Kitchen
Cool baked rolls and transfer to freezer container or plastic freezer bag. Seal, label, and freeze up to 1 month. To reheat: wrap rolls in foil; bake in 350 degree F oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
Nutrition Facts(Parmesan Cheese Biscuit Crescents)
- Per serving:
- 185 kcal cal.,
- 11 g fat
- (3 g sat. fat,
- 6 mg chol.,
- 264 mg sodium,
- 18 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 4 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet