Cheesy Biscuits

Cheesy Biscuits

Cheesy Biscuits Vegan

Yield: 8 Biscuits

Ingredients:

  • ½ c coconut oil
  • Vegan egg; 1 tbsp flax meal + 2 tbsp water
  • ½ c nutritional yeast
  • 1 c brown rice flour
  • ¾ c arrowroot starch
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp guar gum
  • 1 c unsweetened plain cashew yogurt, or any unsweetened oat/nut yogurt
  • 1 tsp maple
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon

Directions

  1. Spread coconut oil thin and flat on a sheet pan with parchment paper or waxed paper down, and freeze for 15 minutes. In a small bowl, mix together the flax meal and water to make a vegan egg. Set to the side. Place parchment paper on another cookie sheet, and grease with non-stick spray. Whisk nutritional yeast, brown rice flour, arrowroot starch, baking powder, baking soda, salt and guar gum in a bowl together.
  2. Preheat oven to 400. Take plate with coconut oil out of the freezer. Cut or break with your hands the solid flat oil into pea-kidney bean sized pieces.. Add to dry ingredients and mix with pastry blender, fork or fingers. *You want to keep the coconut oil hard and pea sized in the dough.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk yogurt, maple syrup, olive oil, lemon, and the vegan egg. Pour into dry ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon about 40 strokes. You want the ingredients to just incorporate and be slightly lumpy.
  4. Grease a 2 oz scoop, or ¼ dry measuring cup. Scoop flat scoops of dough onto the parchment paper, evenly spread out. Bake for 14-18 minutes, until the bottoms are golden brown. *Use a spatula to check the bottoms more easily.
  5. Remove from oven and let stand for 5-10 minutes before serving.


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