Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits

  • PrepTime: 15 Mins
  • CookTime: 10 Mins
  • TotalTime: 25 Mins


  1. 2 cups flour
  2. 4 teaspoons baking powder
  3. 3 tablespoons white sugar
  4. ½ teaspoon salt
  5. ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  6. ½ cup butter or margarine
  7. ¾ cup milk
  8. ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  9. 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and cream of tartar. Cut in butter using a pastry cutter or a fork until it is the size of peas. Make a well in the center of the mixture and measure the milk, cheese and thyme into the bowl. Gently mix until a soft dough forms.
  3. Roll or pat out on a floured surface to 3/4 inch thick. Cut into circles and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the bottoms of the biscuits are golden brown.
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