Biscuit

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In the United States, a biscuit is a type of circular, flaky bread that is made into individual pieces about 3 inches in diameter and 1 to 2 inches thick. A biscuit has a rich, buttery taste and can be served in a variety of ways. It can be served plain as a substitute for bread or rolls, topped with jam or preserves, or it can be covered with various meat sauces and served as an entree. In England, biscuit is the generic name for what is known as a cookie in the United States.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 biscuit
Calories400
Protein5g
Total Fat23g
Total Carbohydrates41g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Potassium142mg
Sodium759mg
Cholesterol2mg
Serving Size1 oz
Calories263
Protein6g
Total Fat5g
Total Carbohydrates47g
Potassium456mg
Sodium670mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 cup, purchased
Calories428
Protein8g
Total Fat15g
Total Carbohydrates63g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars11g
Potassium163mg
Sodium1276mg
Cholesterol2mg

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