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Greek Yogurt Biscuits

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Greek Yogurt Biscuits are simple, quick to throw together and half the fat! Thanks to plain nonfat greek yogurt, the butter is significantly reduced and yet still produces a flaky biscuits! This recipe yields 8 biscuits in about 35 minutes.
Course Breads & Baked Goods
Cuisine American
Keyword baking, biscuits, bread, breakfast, brunch, Greek yogurt
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Servings 8 servings
Calories 192
Author Laurie McNamara

Ingredients

  • 2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter ice cold
  • 1 cup plain nonfat greek yogurt
  • 1 large egg beaten

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 375°.
  • In a mixing bowl, measure and add the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Stir to combine.
  • Add in the cold butter and use a pastry blender to cut it into the flour.
  • Once the flour resembles coarse sand and the butter is the size of small peas, add in 1 cup greek yogurt.
  • Use a spatula to mix until combined.
  • Shape the dough in the bowl before transferring it to a piece parchment paper. Futher shape the dough into a rectangle that is about 1-inch thick. Cut the dough into 8 biscuits.
  • Transfer the parchement paper (with the biscuits) to a rimmed metal baking sheet.
  • Beat the egg with a splash of water abd brush the tops of the biscuits.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until the biscuits are goldent brown. Rotate the pan halfway to ensure even browning.

Nutrition

Serving: 1biscuit | Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 271mg | Potassium: 79mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 2mg