Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

READY IN: 33mins
Recipe by silky

The bacon is in the biscuits and I serve scrambled eggs on the side.

Top Review by Bromleygirl

Very nice. More bready than I expected but I'm used to making scones not biscuits. I missed out the sugar and put just 4 rashers of bacon in as I felt that was plenty. I added a few twists of pepper well. Good quick recipe as a change from bread rolls.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp, about 4 minutes.
  3. Transfer to paper towels to drain.
  4. Reserve 2 tblsps bacon drippings.
  5. Mix flour baking powder, sugar, salt and baking soda in large bowl.
  6. Add chilled Crisco and cut in until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  7. Add buttermilk, bacon drippings, bacon and cheddar.
  8. Stir until dough is just combined.
  9. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead several times until smooth.
  10. Pat dough out to an 8 inch round and cut into 8 wedges.
  11. Put wedges on baking sheet, spacing 2 inches apart.
  12. Bake biscuits until puffed and golden, about 18 minutes.
  13. Brush tops with melted butter.
  14. Serve warm.

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