Quick Buttermilk Herb Drop Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
1 Tb. chopped fresh herbs or 1 tsp. dried (chives, dill, thyme, rosemary)
1 Tb. baking powder
¾ tsp. salt
½ tsp. baking soda
4 T cold, unsalted butter cut into small pieces
1 cup buttermilk
Melted butter (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
2. In large bowl, combine flour, herb of choice, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Using a fork or pastry blender, incorporate butter into flour mixture until resembles coarse meal.

3. Mix in buttermilk until a sticky dough forms, you may need to add up to 1 Tablespoon more buttermilk.

4. Drop 8 mounds a scant 1/3 cup each onto a non- stick baking sheet. Pat tops lightly to flatten slightly.

5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown (rotating baking sheet half way through). Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly. Brush with melted butter (optional).Serve warm.

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