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Cotswold Cheddar and Chive Biscuits

Cotswold Cheddar and Chive Biscuits

Easy and cheesy homemade pastries
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These homemade buttermilk biscuits are the perfect way to add some cheesy flavor to your brunch spread. Packed with fresh chives and Cotswold, they’re rich and buttery, with a bright bite of veggie savor. Cotswold, a cheddar-style cheese from England, is creamy and smooth, and studded with onion and chives for a blend of delicious notes that make a baked potato-like essence. Perfect for complementing the chives in these biscuits, Cotswold adds a gentle intensity to a classic homemade recipe.

Cotswold Cheddar and Chive Biscuits
Easy and cheesy homemade pastries
  • Prep Time : 15 min
  • Cook Time : 20 min
  • Total Time : 35 min
  • Makes 12-15 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ tsp. Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 2 tsp. Sugar
  • ¼ tsp. Baking Soda
  • 3 ½ cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Butter, chilled
  • 1 cup Buttermilk, chilled
  • 1 cup Cotswold, grated
  • 2 Tbsp. Chives, diced
  • 1 Egg yolk

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425F.
  2. Whisk or pulse your dry ingredients to combine: baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar and flour.
  3. Slice the butter into small slabs and mix until the pieces of butter are pea-sized and incorporated. Careful not to melt the butter into the dry ingredients.
  4. Pour the buttermilk into the mixture and combine until a shaggy dough forms.
  5. Fold in the grated Cotswold and diced chives until evenly combined throughout the dough.
  6. Turn the dough onto a clean floured surface and pat into a 1" tall square.
  7. Using a sharp knife or bench scraper, slice the dough in half and place on slab on top of another.
  8. Form back into a rectangle, roughly 1 to 1 ½" tall and slice into a 4x3 grid.
  9. Carefully place each divided square onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  10. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  11. Remove and brush the top of each biscuit with whisked egg yolk.
  12. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the biscuits have risen and are golden brown on the bottom and golden on top.

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