Thank you to Mezzetta for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to get creative and create a unique recipe for the Holidays.
Drop Biscuits are a staple in our home. You’ll find them at breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Biscuits and gravy, jam or butter, as a side for soup, chili and even pastas. Drop biscuits are easy and the variations are endless. You can add herbs, cheeses, peppers and even fruit, truly you are only limited by your own imagination when it comes to these. These are the perfect holiday recipe because they are simple, quick and delicious.
I used Mezzetta to elevate my recipe and made these Jalapeno Cheesy Biscuits. These biscuits are perfect for passing around the dinner table and I have always loved jalapenos. The endless possibilities are endless when using quality deli peppers, like these Mezzetta® Tamed Jalapenos, in dips, salads, appetizers, pizzas and more.
During my both my pregnancies I craved jalapenos. I wanted them on and in everything. However my children are not fans of a lot of ‘spice’ so these tamed jalapenos (which are a hybrid of jalapenos and bell peppers) is a perfect compromise. Side Note: I also ate (and still eat) Mezzetta® Peperoncinis whole. My mouth is watering just typing this.
You Will Need:
2 Cups All Purpose Flour
1 Tbsp Baking Powder
1 Tsp Salt
1/2 Cup Cold Butter (1 stick cut into small pieces)
1 Cup Milk
1/4 Cup Mezzetta® Jalapenos
1/2 Cup Shredded Cheese
First, preheat your oven to 400. Mix dry ingredients well. Use forks or a pastry cutter to mix in the cold butter, you want to do this quickly, so the butter stays cold (this with help give you flaky biscuits). Once the butter is combined you will have a mixture that’s texture is like corn meal. Make sure your milk is cold, this is to help keep that butter cold, and add it to your mixture. Next add Mezzetta® jalapenos and your cheese and mix it all together. Don’t over mix, that will create a tough biscuit. You want everything combined just enough. Drop large mounds onto your baking sheet (no need to grease). Bake for 18 min (although times will vary based on your oven) and until biscuits have a light brown bottom and a bit of color to the top. This recipe will make about 10 good sized biscuits.
Do you have a recipe you could elevate or twist to include some of the great Mezzetta products? Don’t forget to get the coupon for .50 off and enter to win the daily prize basket from Mezzetta! The giveaway will run from December 1st through December 31st. That means there are 31 daily prizes!