Tillamook Smoked Cheddar Biscuits With Crisp Bacon and Apricots

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Julesong

Oregon is well-known for it's delicious Tillamook cheeses! Here's a tasty and easy recipe featuring smoked cheddar from the Tillamook recipe contest in 2001, and submitted by Patty Cheng, Mountain View, California.

Top Review by luvnisa187

Very easy to make and tasty. These were also good the next day after being reheated in the microwave for 15 seconds.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In a large electric mixer with paddle attachment, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and white pepper.
  3. Add cold butter pieces and mix until flour mixture has a coarse meal texture.
  4. Add the bacon, apricots, and smoked cheddar cheese and mix until well-combined.
  5. On low speed, gradually add the buttermilk and mix until a dough is formed.
  6. Turn the dough out onto a lightly-floured board and gently knead 8 times.
  7. Pat or roll out the dough to 1-inch thick, and use a biscuit or cookie cutter to cut the biscuits (re-gathering and re-rolling as necessary to use up the dough).
  8. Place on a lightly-greased and floured baking sheet, and bake at 425 degrees F on the middle oven rack for 15 minutes and biscuit tops are golden.

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