Savoury Flax Biscuits

 Source: Savoury Flax Biscuits, SaskFlax.com

Source: Savoury Flax Biscuits, SaskFlax.com

These quick and easy biscuits make an excellent accompaniment to any meal! 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) brown sugar
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
  • 1 cup (250 mL) grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) coarsely ground flaxseed
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) Mrs. Dash original seasoning or any salt-free herb and spice seasoning
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) 2% milk
  • 1 egg, beaten

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF (230ºC ).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in carrot, ground flax and seasoning.
  3. In a small bowl, combine milk and egg.  Add to the flour mixture. Stir until dough forms a ball.
  4. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently 20 times. Roll dough to a 3/4 inch (2 cm) thickness. Cut straight down with a 2 inch (5 cm) floured cookie cutter. Place 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from sheet and cool on a rack.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 18 bisuits.

SERVING SIZE: 1 biscuit.  Each serving contains 1/2 tsp (2 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 132
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 147 mg
Potassium 188 mg