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Herb Biscuits

Herb Biscuits
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Makes about 8 biscuits| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for the work surface
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise


  1. Heat oven to 375° F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Using a pastry blender, a fork, or your fingertips, add the butter and combine until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Add the thyme and toss.
  3. In a measuring cup, whisk together the milk and mayonnaise. Add to the flour mixture and stir just until combined.
  4. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured work surface and pat into a rectangle about 1 inch thick. Cut the biscuits into squares. Transfer to a baking sheet and bake until lightly browned, about 25 minutes. Serve hot.
By September, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 275Calories From Fat 56%
  • Fat 17g
  • Sat Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 42mg
  • Sodium 196mg
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 4g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Fresh herbs
To extend the life of dried herbs, store half the container's worth in a baggie in the freezer.

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