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Applesauce and Cheese Biscuits

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 2 c. flour
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 4 Tbsp. shortening
  • 3/4 c. cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 c. applesauce
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/8 tsp. garlic powder


Preheat oven to 400 F.  Mix dry ingredients and cut in shortening.  Add applesauce and cheese.  Roll dough to ½-inch thickness and cut with a biscuit cutter or use the rim of a glass.  Bake eight to 10 minutes.  While baking, melt butter and mix in garlic powder.  Drizzle over baked biscuits.

Makes eight servings.

Per Serving: 175 calories, 8 grams (g) of fat, 23 g carbohydrate and 425 mg sodium

Filed under: cheese, breads, bake, grains
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