2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 tablespoons your favorite fruit preserves (peach, strawberry, raspberry, etc.)
Heat oven to 450°F.
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter with fork or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead about 10 times or until smooth.
Roll out dough to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.
Place 1-inch apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
Brush biscuits with melted butter.
Bake 10-14 minutes or until lightly browned.
For the fruit butter, stir together softened butter and preserves in bowl until well mixed.
Serve warm biscuits with fruit butter.
Savory Herb Biscuits: Omit salt. Prepare biscuits as directed above, adding 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt. Stir in 1 tablespoon fresh or 1 teaspoon dried herbs (dill weed, chives or crushed rosemary leaves).
Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits: Omit salt. Prepare biscuits as directed above, stirring in 2 tablespoons sugar and 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon with flour. Stir in 1/3 cup raisins with buttermilk. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle biscuits with sugar before baking.