Parmesan and Chive Biscuits

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These crispy, savory nuggets make a nice accompaniment to a fresh green salad, or make mini versions and serve them as an hors d’oeuvre at your next cocktail party.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutes

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup semolina flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1½ cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped chives
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ⅓ cup olive oil

Directions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment. In a large bowl, sift together all-purpose flour, semolina flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal, then add Parmesan and chives.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, and pour in buttermilk and olive oil. Using a fork, blend until the dough just comes together.
  • Turn dough onto a floured surface. Using a rolling pin, roll to 1" thick. Cut out circles of dough using a floured round cutter. Place biscuits 2" apart on prepared pan and set aside to rest 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Bake 15–20 minutes, until golden brown. Turn pan halfway through baking to promote even browning.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup semolina flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1½ cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped chives
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ⅓ cup olive oil

Directions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment. In a large bowl, sift together all-purpose flour, semolina flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal, then add Parmesan and chives.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, and pour in buttermilk and olive oil. Using a fork, blend until the dough just comes together.
  • Turn dough onto a floured surface. Using a rolling pin, roll to 1" thick. Cut out circles of dough using a floured round cutter. Place biscuits 2" apart on prepared pan and set aside to rest 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Bake 15–20 minutes, until golden brown. Turn pan halfway through baking to promote even browning.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium630mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein8g