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Christmas Herbed Pinwheel Biscuits

 
Christmas Herbed Pinwheel Biscuits
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Perfect for Christmas breakfast and even better as a side for Christmas dinner. You can use any fresh herbs to stuff inside these very festive tasty and healthy biscuits.

Yield

12

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

50

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

For the herb filling:
cup parsley leaves
freshly chopped
cup scallions, spring or green onions
freshly chopped
1 tablespoon rosemary leaves
or thyme, sage, basil, any your favorite herb, freshly chopped
2 teaspoons lemon zest
freshly grated
2 teaspoons garlic
minced, about 2 cloves, or to taste
¼ teaspoon salt
For the biscuit dough:
1 ⅓ cup whole-wheat pastry flour
cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons cream cheese (reduced-fat)
cut into small pieces
3 tablespoons olive oil
¾ cup buttermilk
or no-fat

Directions

Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Coat an 8*8 inch baking dish with cooking spray.

For the herb filling:

Mix all ingredients, and use a fork to toss well.

For the biscuit dough:

Combine whole wheat pastry flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl (If you can sift them, it will be even better.)

Put in cream cheese, and use your fingertips to mix well, will be a little crumby.

Then stir in 2 tablespoons of olive oil and buttermilk.

Combine mixture until dough forms together.

Take dough out onto onto a lightly floured surface, and knead the dough about 2 or 3 minutes, until not too sticky.

Then roll dough into 15*10 inches rectangle.

Brush it with some of left 1 tablespoon oil, leaving ½-inch dry edge of all sides.

Spread prepared herb mixture evenly over oiled space, and press mixture into dough.

Roll up dough lengthwise.

Pinch edges at ends together.

Then cut into 12 rounds, around 1¼ inches thick.

Set rounds cut side up on a greesed baking sheet or you can coat with cookingn sray.

Use the remaining oil to brush each top.

Bake 25 to 27 minutes, or until edge and top are golden brown.

Let them cool slightly, serve warm.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+9

over 7 years

Awesome, these herbed biscuits are delicious and addictive, I just can't stop eating them, I used the sage mixed with green onions, lemon zest, and also used more garlic, I like garlicky taste. I also used 1 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry and 1/2 all purpose, and no need to say more, they are delicious.

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Comments

gloriarubac
Houston, United States
 over 4 years ago

What is a 15*10 inch rectangle. Does this mean 15" X 10"?

Yes, it means 15" X 10" (15-inch by 10-inch).

Happy Baking :)

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 over 4 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 51g (1.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12630% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 199mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 6% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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