Recipe: Apple Cheddar Biscuits

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Prep. time 15min | Cook time 15min

1-3/4 cups (425 mL) all-purpose flour
4 tsp (18 mL) baking powder
1 tbsp (15 mL) granulated sugar
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 cup (60 mL) cold butter, cubed
1 cup (250 mL) shredded extra-old Cheddar cheese
1 cup (250 mL) grated cored peeled Cortland or Spartan apple,
1-2 green onions, minced
3/4 cup (175 mL) milk

1. In large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs with a few larger pieces. Stir in Cheddar, apple and green onions. Using fork, stir in milk to form ragged dough.
2. Drop by 1/4 cup, 1 1/2 inches (4 cm) apart, onto parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheet. Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven until lightly browned, 13 to 15 minutes.

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