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Dilly Biscuit Squares

My husband grew up in the South, where biscuits are practically daily fare. So early in our marriage, I began adding variety to this ordinary quick bread. These biscuit squares are good with seafood, beef and pasta dishes. —Lorene Corbett, Ringgold, Nebraska
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • DILL BUTTER:
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Stir in the cheese. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Roll out into a 3/4-in.-thick square. Cut into 12 squares. Place 1/8 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Combine dill butter ingredients; brush over hot biscuits. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 194 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 354mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
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