Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits


Anxious to utilize my herb garden, I took advantage of my favorite biscuit recipe — excellent with chicken and salad!

Original recipe makes 10 biscuits


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

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    25 mins


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  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. Roll or pat out on a floured surface to 3/4 inch thick. Cut into circles and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the bottoms of the biscuits are golden brown.


Calories: 220 kcal
Carbohydrates: 24.4 g
Cholesterol: 32 mg
Fat: 11.7 g
Fiber: 0.7 g
Protein: 4.7 g
Sodium: 420 mg