1/2 cup smooth, cold mashed potatoes (lefover's fine)
1 cup flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp garlic powder
2 tbsp simulated bacon bits
1 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 425F.
Combine potatoes, dry ingredients and cheese in a large bowl.
Cut in shortening until a coarse-meal texture forms.
Pour in buttermilk and mix just until blended. Do not overwork the dough!
Pat out on a floured board, cut with a cookie cutter or rim of a glass and place on ungreased sheets.
Bake 12 minutes, rotating pans halfway through baking time.
Remove immediately to wire rack.
Amount Per Serving - Calories: 142.5, Total Fat: 6.4 g, Cholesterol: 2.9 mg, Sodium: 116.1 mg, Total Carbs: 17.3 g, Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
Protein: 4.0 g
Pairs Well With
Buttermilk biscuits with a touch of sassiness! Potatoes, cheese, pepper and BACON?? You bet!! Just try to avoid burning yourself while savouring this warm from the oven!