Christmas Herbed Pinwheel Biscuits (#1876)

Christmas Holidays Side Low Fat
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For The Herb Filling

  • 1/3 cup Parsley Leaves freshly chopped
  • 1/3 cup Scallions, Spring Or Green Onions freshly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Rosemary Leaves or thyme, sage, basil, any your favorite herb, freshly chopped
  • 2 tsp Lemon Zest freshly grated
  • 2 tsp Garlic minced, about 2 cloves, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

For The Biscuit Dough

  • 1 1/3 cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
  • 2/3 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 4 tablespoons Cream Cheese (Reduced-Fat) cut into small pieces
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cup Buttermilk or no-fat


  1. Preheat oven to 400° f (200° c).
  2. Coat an 8*8 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. For the herb filling:
  4. Mix all ingredients, and use a fork to toss well.
  5. For the biscuit dough:
  6. Combine whole wheat pastry flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl (if you can sift them, it will be even better.)
  7. Put in cream cheese, and use your fingertips to mix well, will be a little crumby.
  8. Then stir in 2 tablespoons of olive oil and buttermilk.
  9. Combine mixture until dough forms together.
  10. Take dough out onto onto a lightly floured surface, and knead the dough about 2 or 3 minutes, until not too sticky.
  11. Then roll dough into 15*10 inches rectangle.
  12. Brush it with some of left 1 tablespoon oil, leaving 1/2-inch dry edge of all sides.
  13. Spread prepared herb mixture evenly over oiled space, and press mixture into dough.
  14. Roll up dough lengthwise.
  15. Pinch edges at ends together.
  16. Then cut into 12 rounds, around 1 1/4 inches thick.
  17. Set rounds cut side up on a greesed baking sheet or you can coat with cookingn sray.
  18. Use the remaining oil to brush each top.
  19. Bake 25 to 27 minutes, or until edge and top are golden brown.
  20. Let them cool slightly, serve warm.
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