Wrap up two of these tasty biscuits to go with a vacuum bottle of hot soup. Or use them instead of bread for sandwiches. Children love variety and these are a bit different than just plain sandwiches.
1-3/4 cups (425 mL) all-purpose flour
4 tsp (20 mL) baking powder
1 tbsp (15 mL) each granulated sugar and dried parsley
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and garlic powder
1/4 cup (50 mL) butter, cubed
1 cup (250 mL) each shredded old cheddar cheese and milk
In large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, parsley, salt and garlic powder. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add Cheddar cheese and milk, mixing with fork until ragged moist dough forms. Drop by 1/4 (50 mL) cupfuls, 1-1/2 inches (4 cm) apart, onto greased baking sheet.
Bake in centre of 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) oven until lightly browned, 13 to 15 minutes.