1 1/4 c Flour
3/4 c Cornmeal
3 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 c Shortening
1 c Milk
4 oz (1/2 cup) Monterey jack
With jalapeno chile peppers
Heat oven to 450 deg. F. Grease 2 cookie sheets. Lightly spoon flour
into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine
flour,cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Using pastry blender or fork,
cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk
and cheese; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Drop dough by generous tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 450 deg. F. for 8 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown.
18 biscuits. 160 cal/biscuit, 8 g. fat, 6 mg cholesterol, 150 mg