Cranberry Pistachio Biscuits

Cranberry Pistachio Biscuits 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Cranberry Pistachio Biscuits 150

These biscuits start with our Cranberry Pistachio Biscuit Mix, which can be packaged in stackable metal canisters and makes a wonderful hostess gift.

  • Portion size 12 servings

Ingredients

  • Cranberry Pistachio Biscuit Mix Recipe
  • 1/2 cup cold butter cubed
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
Topping:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

Method

Cranberry Pistachio Biscuit Mix recipe

Pour flour mixture from Cranberry Pistachio Biscuit Mix into bowl; using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until in coarse crumbs. Stir in cranberries and pistachios from mix.

In separate bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg and lemon rind. Pour over flour mixture and stir with fork to form soft, slightly sticky ragged dough.

On floured surface, press dough into ball; knead gently 10 times. Pat into 10- x 7-inch (25 x 18 cm) rectangle; cut into 12 squares. Place on parchment paper-lined or floured rimless baking sheet. Lightly beat egg; brush over tops. Sprinkle with sugar.

Bake in centre of 400°F (200°C) oven until golden, 12 to 15 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per biscuit:</b> about

  • Sodium 309 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 286.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 56 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 36 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 20.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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