Pesto Biscuits Recipe
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons buttermilk powder or nonfat dry milk powder
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup butter-flavored shortening or regular shortening
- 2 tablespoons homemade or purchased pesto
- 2/3 cup water
step 1: In a large bowl stir together flour, buttermilk powder or milk powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. With a pastry cutter, cut in shortening and pesto until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center; add water all at once. Stir just until dough clings together.
step 2: Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently for 10 to 12 strokes. Roll or pat to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-inch biscuit cutter, dipping cutter into flour between cuts. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake in a 450 degree F oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.