Thyme Biscuits

Yield 12-16 Biscuits

INGREDIENTS

2 cups all purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

8 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled

¾ cup buttermilk

1 egg beaten

2 tablespoons fresh thyme, finely chopped

PREPARATION

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F

Sift together dry ingredients. Cut butter into the flour mixture, but do not overwork. Stir in milk, egg and thyme. Turn dough onto floured surface and knead about a dozen times. Roll dough into golf-ball sized balls. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for approximately 12-14 minutes until lightly browned. Serve hot with butter.