I love these biscuits. My husband asked me to make these this week, and, as my chive plant was getting out of control, and I do love to make yummy food for my husband, I happily obliged.
Of course, I had intended to simply whip these up on my own, as I have many times in the past. When my son learned that I was baking, however, he ran out of his room, leaving behind a half-built tower of lego duplo blocks, begging to help. And 'help' he did. First, he picked out which measuring spoon he wanted to use (the 1/8 teaspoon measure), then he proceeded to shove both hands deep into the flour and try to drop fistfuls into my outstretched cup measure. The flour exploded in a fine mist over everything sitting on the counter, coated both him and the chair he was standing on, and then finally settled in a small heap on the floor.
After we finished measuring the flour and moved on to grown-up parts of the recipe (chopping the chives,) he played 'drums' with measuring spoons and cups next to me while I worked. He also put all the dirty dishes in the sink, which included the measuring tools, ALL of them, the empty baking powder tin, and a few bowls and cups, not all of which needed washing prior to this. All in all, not the quickest of helpers, but still the most lovable, by far. :)
Originally, these were bacon cheddar chive biscuits, but my family doesn't eat bacon, so I leave that out. It affects the outcome not one bit, I think. In addition to leaving out the bacon, I also used colby jack cheese instead of cheddar, because that's what I had on hand, and also because I like it better. :) Enjoy!