Bacon Cheddar Biscuits from DessertNowDinnerLater.com

There’s something about fall and comfort food that just screams biscuits to me! It’s one of those easy breads you can have on the side of soup or any meal really. These Bacon Cheddar Biscuits would go great with my Loaded Baked Potato Soup, but they are also a great biscuit for breakfast sandwiches!

 

 Bacon Cheddar Biscuits from DessertNowDinnerLater.com

These biscuits whip up quickly since I used pre-cooked real bacon pieces, which are great for baked potatoes, salads, and in scrambled eggs too. I also got to use green onions from my garden! I love when I get to use food that I grow myself!

 

 Bacon Cheddar Biscuits from DessertNowDinnerLater.com

These bacon cheddar biscuits are crisp on the outside, tender on the inside and full of bacon and cheese goodness! Make them ASAP!

 

 

Bacon Cheddar Biscuits

Yield 8 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup real bacon bits (about 4 slices of cooked bacon, chopped)
  • 1/4 cup green onion or chives, sliced
  • 3/4 cup milk

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender until pea size chunks.
  3. Fold in the cheese, bacon bits, and green onion.
  4. Add milk and mix until everything is wet.
  5. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 4 times, then flatten to a disc about ¾-inches thick. Flour your biscuit cutter, then cut biscuits and place them on a prepared baking sheet with pan spray or a silicone baking mat. Press dough scraps together without overworking the dough, and continue cutting biscuits until all the dough is used; this recipe yields 8 biscuits.
  6. Bake biscuits at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.

Recipe Notes

 © DESSERT NOW DINNER LATER All images & content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission. If you want to republish this recipe, please re-create the recipe, snap YOUR OWN PHOTO and re-write the recipe in YOUR OWN WORDS, or link back to this post for the recipe.