Recipes and Cooking Peppery White Cheddar Biscuits 4.0 (1) These savory cheese biscuits are delicious with chili or beef stew. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 13 mins Total Time: 38 mins Servings: 18 Yield: 18 biscuits Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoon baking powder ½ cup shortening ¼ cup butter 1 ½ cup finely crumbled or shredded sharp white cheddar cheese (6 ounces) 2 - 3 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 ½ cup milk 1 egg, beaten Directions Lightly grease a large baking sheet; set aside. Combine flour, baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cut in shortening and butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add cheese and pepper; mix well. Make a well in center of the dry mixture. Add milk all at once; stir until just moistened. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Quickly knead dough 10 to 12 strokes until almost smooth. Divide dough in half. Roll or pat each half into a 6-inch square, about 1 inch thick. Using a sharp knife, cut dough into 2-inch squares. Combine egg and 1 teaspoon water; brush tops of biscuits. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake in a 400 degree F oven 13 to 15 minutes or until golden on top. Transfer to a wire rack. Serve warm. Makes 18 biscuits. Tips Prepare and bake biscuits as directed; cool completely. Place biscuits in a freezer container or bag and freeze up to 3 months. To serve, wrap frozen biscuits in foil and bake in a 300 degree F oven about 20 to 25 minutes or until warm. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 247 Calories 14g Fat 24g Carbs 7g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 18 Calories 247 % Daily Value * Total Fat 14g 18% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 34mg 11% Sodium 314mg 14% Total Carbohydrate 24g 9% Protein 7g Calcium 191.8mg 15% Iron 2mg 11% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.