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Bacon Cheese Biscuits

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


9 biscuits

In Douglas, Georgia, Kimberly Harrell can stir up a golden batch of these simple savory biscuits in no time. With bacon and cheese throughout, they make a nice accompaniment to soup or chili.
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  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and baking soda. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until combined. Fold in the bacon and cheese.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 4-5 times. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 319 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 693mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein.

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