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Ham And Cheese Biscuits

Ham And Cheese Biscuits Recipe

Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Servings 12 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder OPTIONAL
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 5 tbsp cold butter, cut into small pieces aim for pea sized pieces of butter
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped ham, Canadian bacon or even sausage
  • 1 16 oz container Shamrock Farms Cottage Cheese
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour for coating hands and surface

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl combine dry ingredients. 
  • With a pastry blender or two knives, cut in cold butter until well coated in dry ingredients. You want to have small chunks of butter in your biscuit dough.
  • Gently stir in ham, cheese and Shamrock Farms Cottage Cheese. Mix until just starting to combine. 
    Ham And Cheese Biscuits
  • Coat your hands with flour and work the biscuit dough together by hand by folding it on itself repeatedly until all ingredients are in one fairly cohesive ball of dough. It will still be stick and rough, that is fine. 
    Ham and Cheese Biscuits
  • Turn dough onto a flat surface that has been coated with flour. Fold dough over onto itself a few more times, then gently roll dough to about 3/4" thick. Using a circle cutter, gently cut 12 round biscuits. 
  • Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for approximately 12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. then serve warm. 
  • Store any leftover biscuits covered, in the refrigerator. 

Notes

If desired, add in 1/2 tsp garlic powder. This works best when making biscuits for dinner versus breakfast. 
If desired you can brush biscuits with butter and sprinkle with chives or parsley immediately after removing from the oven. 
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