Cranberry Biscuits with Smoked Turkey

Recipe Description

From Bowers Estate in Fort Worth, Texas in 1994. Dated 1957.


  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1-teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4-teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons shortening|vegetable shortening
  • 3 tablespoons Granulated sugar|Sugar
  • 1 packet active dry yeast|dry yeast
  • ¾ cup warm nonfat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberry|cranberries
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 pound thinly sliced cooked Turkey breast


  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in food processor.
  2. Pulse 2 times or until blended.
  3. Add shortening, and process for 10 seconds or until blended.
  4. Dissolve Granulated sugar|Sugar and yeast in warm buttermilk and water in a small bowl, let stand 5 minutes.
  5. With processor on, slowly add yeast mixture through food chute, process until dough leaves sides of bowl and forms a ball.
  6. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead in cranberry|cranberries.
  7. Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness, cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter into 20 biscuits.
  8. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  9. Let rise, uncovered, in a warm place (85 degrees), free from drafts, 20 minutes or until puffy.
  10. Bake at 425 for 8 minutes.
  11. Split biscuits and fill each with 3/4-ounce Turkey.
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