- 2 cups sifted flour
- 3 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 egg, beaten
- 3 tbsp cold shortening
- 1/2 cup tart applesauce
- 1/4 cup thick sour cream
- 1/2 cup grated American cheese
Sift flour, baking powder, soda and salt together.
Cut in shortening.
Combine egg, applesauce and sour cream.
Add to sifted dry ingredients, mix quickly, turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly for a few seconds.
Roll out to 1/2-inch thickness.
Cut into 2 inch biscuits and place on baking sheet sprinkled with grated cheese. Bake in hot oven (400 degrees F) 15 minutes.