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Cornmeal Cheddar Drop Biscuits

Published: Friday, January 12, 2018

2 c. flour

½ c. yellow cornmeal

1 Tbsp. baking powder

½ tsp. cayenne

¼ tsp. salt

6 Tbsp. cold butter, cut into small pieces

1 c. shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

1 egg, beaten

¾ c. milk

Preheat oven to 425°. In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, cayenne and salt. Stir well to mix. Add butter and cut in with a pastry blender or 2 knives until texture of meal. Stir in cheese.

In a small bowl, beat egg and milk. Add to dry ingredients and stir just until moistened. Drop 12 tablespoonfuls 2" apart onto a greased large baking sheet.

Bake 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack to let cool. Serve warm or at room temperature. —12 biscuits.

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