Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits

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  • Published Sep 9th
  • Ready In25m
  • Servings10
  • Calories220
Anxious to utilize my herb garden, I took advantage of my favorite biscuit recipe -- excellent with chicken and salad!

Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits for 10 servings:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In25m

To cook Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits within 25 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. 2 In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and cream of tartar. Cut in butter using a pastry cutter or a fork until it is the size of peas. Make a well in the center of the mixture and measure the milk, cheese and thyme into the bowl. Gently mix until a soft dough forms.
  3. 3 Roll or pat out on a floured surface to 3/4 inch thick. Cut into circles and place on a baking sheet.
  4. 4 Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the bottoms of the biscuits are golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 220 calories; 11.7 grams of fat; 24.4 grams of carbohydrates; 4.7 grams of protein; 32 milligrams of cholesterol; 420 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 3rd 2014

    I reduced the amount of thyme and wished I had not. I reduced the amount of sugar to a mere 2 teaspoons and was very glad I did. When I removed the biscuits from the oven I brushed them wi ...

  2. Dec 10th 2011

    A little too sweet, but otherwise very good. Nice texture and I love the cheddar-thyme combo. Great with beef stew.

  3. Jan 26th 2011

    I loved these! I used less sugar than the recipe called for, and buttermilk instead of regular milk. I also used whatever cheese I had which was some sliced porvalone (I chopped it) and some ...

  4. Feb 8th 2009

    Made these last night with some beef brisket. Cut back on the thyme and found that the sugar made them a little too sweet for my taste. A tip for everyone - put your butter in the freezer ...

  5. Jan 26th 2009

    First time biscuit maker! I really liked them. Didn’t use thyme or cream of tartar. I used block cheddar and I shredded it myself, made the biscuits tastier. The dough was incredible easie ...

  6. Dec 18th 2008

    Superb! If the limit were not 5 stars, I could have given it a lot more. I happened to have some cheddar cheese and fresh thyme on hand or I might not have made this - and I'm so glad I did ...

  7. May 17th 2008

    These were soooo good. I didn't have thyme so I just used cheddar and they were still delicious. Letting the dough sit for a while extra (15 minutes) made them rise a bit more and look mor ...

  8. Apr 5th 2008

    Perfect as is. I experimented with using 1 1/2 cups of white flour and 1/2 cup whole wheat flour, and that worked very well too. Next time I'm going to try sprinkling a little grated chees ...

  9. Jan 28th 2008

    I've been searching for the perfect biscuit for a while now, and i've just found it. Flavourful, moist but still flaky, these were delicious! I'd make these again at the drop of a hat. I did ...