1 c flour
2 t. baking powder
¼ cream of tartar
¼ t sugar
¼ t salt
¼ c (1/2 stick) cold butter, cubed
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/3 cup milk
Preheat oven to 450. Mix flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, sugar and salt in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheddar cheese. Add milk; stir until mixture forms soft dough.
Place on lightly floured surface; knead eight to 10 times or until smooth. Pat out dough into six inch squares. Cut into nine squares. Place on a greased baking sheet.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Spread each warm biscuit with 2 ½ tsp. Or Philadelphia chive and onion cream cheese spread.