Bacon Biscuits

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup cooked, crumbled bacon
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup milk


Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir well. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in cheese, bacon, and onion. Add milk, stirring until ingredients are moistened.

Turn dough out onto a heavily floured surface, and lightly knead 4 to 5 times.

Roll dough into a 10- x 7-inch rectangle; cut into 3- x 1-inch rectangles. Place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.