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Sage-Scented Cornmeal Biscuits

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat it with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, cornmeal, sage, baking powder, sugar, baking soda and salt.
  4. With two knives or your fingers, cut in cream cheese and butter until you have lumps the size of peas.
  5. Stir in buttermilk until just combined.
  6. Do not overmix or the biscuits will be tough.
  7. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and pat into a circle about 9 inches in diameter.
  8. Cut into wedges with a sharp knife.
  9. Transfer the wedges to the prepared baking sheet.
  10. Mix the egg and water; brush biscuits lightly with some of the egg mixture.
  11. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until they are firm to the touch and very lightly browned.
  12. Serve warm.

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