Biscuits Cream Cheese

Schmitty 09-05-99 4:15 AM

Cream Cheese Biscuits

2 cups all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
2/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons raspberry jam

Preheat oven to 450.

Stir together flour, baking powder and salt.

Cut in butter and cream cheese till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Make a well in center.

Add milk all at once and stir just till dough clings together.

Knead gently 4 or 5 strokes on floured surface.

Roll or pat dough to slightly less than 1/2 inch thickness.

Cut with floured 2 inch biscuit cutters.

Place on ungreased baking sheet.

Press down deep into center of each biscuit with thumb.

Brush biscuits with additional milk.

Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon of jam into each indentation.

Bake for 12 minutes.

Makes 18

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