Cheese and Pesto Biscuits

From tasteofhome.com

Ingredients
•    2 cups all-purpose flour
•    2 teaspoons baking powder
•    1/2 teaspoon salt
•    1/4 teaspoon baking soda
•    1/3 cup cold butter, cubed
•    1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
•    1-1/4 cups buttermilk
•    1 tablespoon prepared pesto
•    1 tablespoon butter, melted
•    1 garlic clove, minced 

Directions
1.    Preheat oven to 450°. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese. In a small bowl, whisk buttermilk and pesto until blended; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. 
2.    Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 in. apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. 
3.    Mix melted butter and garlic; brush over biscuits. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen. 

Posted on March 23, 2016 and filed under breads, muffins & scones.