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Classic Onion Biscuits

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  Onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finely chopped
  Fat 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Celery seed 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Cook onion in hot fat till tender, but not brown.
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt; stir in celery seed.
Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Stir in cooked onion.
Combine egg and milk; add all at once and stir just till dough follows fork around bowl.
Turn out on lightly floured surface and knead gently 1/2 minute.
Roll 1/2 inch thick and cut with doughnut cutter.
Place circle of "doughnuts" on boiling hot meat-vegetable mixture; center with a few doughnut "holes"; bake in very hot oven (450°) 10 to 15 minutes or till biscuits are done. (Bake remaining biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet.)

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1594 Calories from Fat 817

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 92 g141.3%

Saturated Fat 25.1 g125.7%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 244.5 mg81.5%

Sodium 1679.6 mg70%

Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.8%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 30 g60.6%

Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C 16.2%

Calcium 80.9% Iron 72.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Onion Biscuits Recipe