garlic cheese biscuits

most everything i bake or cook i make from scratch~~the way my grandma did~and i love recipes which have lots of ingredients and steps ~just because i get into cooking so much

but one of the easiest, fastest recipes i have which it a favorite of most who eat my cooking

{and often requested when i ask ~what would you like me to bring}

i found several recipes and made my own one day after i had taken mom to her

bladder cancer dr~~we always treat ourselves to Red Lobster on those days~~

that night she said, “Charlene, i wish you would find out how to make those cheesy garlic bisctuits”

when i bake them {at least 2 times a week} i have found they keep well in an airtight container and just pop them in the microwave for a few seconds {less than 10 seconds and they are almost as great as when they come out of the oven~~

this is a easy to double recipe

it makes about a dozen or dozen  and a half biscuits

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preheat over to 400 degrees

2 cups of “bisquick” baking mix  {i use “jiffy” baking mix because it is usually about a $1.00 cheaper and i like jiffy baking mix better}

1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder

2 teaspoons of baking powder

1 and 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese grated {i sometimes use the mixture cheese for different taste~they are great with hot mexican cheese}

1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano {when i use fresh oregano i double the amount and don’t use parsley}

1/2 teaspoon of dried parsley

mix the ingredients together by stirring several times

add between 2/3 and 1 cup of milk

mix until dough is “sticky”~~i add 2/3 cup of milk and then stir together with pastry cutter

most of the time i have to add the other 1/3

drop by spoon on greased cookie sheet {i use a serving spoon, scoop up the dough and use another spoon to drop the dough on the cookie sheet}

bake 10 minutes{they will just be starting to brown}

while they are baking

on the stovetop

melt a stick of butter

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1/2 teaspoon of parsley

1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder

after the biscuits have baked for 10 minutes, brush with the butter mixture {i really like to “soak” them~you could use less butter if you wanted to~why I don’t know~i am from the south and i like butter}

then place the butter soaked biscuits back in the over for 5 to 6 minutes until golden brown

after cooling i place them in an air tight container~~i’m not sure how long they will last because they are always gone after a couple of days~~~people will eat them over a chocolate chip cookie!


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