Three-Seed Biscuits

Author: Canadian Living

 Quick and easy to assemble and bake, these biscuit fingers are wonderful with soups, such as Roasted Red Pepper and Sweet Potato Soup, and stews.
Or enjoy them as a snack with honey or hummus.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seed
  • 1/4 cup flaxseeds
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter cubed
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Method

Whisk together all-purpose and whole wheat flours, sunflower seeds, flaxseeds, wheat germ, sugar, baking powder and salt. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until in coarse crumbs. Stir in milk to form soft slightly sticky dough.

With floured hands, turn out onto lightly floured surface; knead gently 10 times. Pat out to 7-inch (18 cm) square. Cut into quarters; cut each quarter into 3 strips. Place, 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart, on ungreased baking sheet. Brush tops with egg; sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Bake in centre of 425°F (220°C) oven until golden, about 12 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack.

Nutritional facts Per biscuit: about

  • Sodium 242 mg
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 225.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 37 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 23 g

%RDI

  • Iron 13.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 25.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 8.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 8.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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