Hands-on Time
15 Mins
Bake Time
55 Mins
Makes 8 servings
Jennifer Davick

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°. Stir together bacon drippings and butter.

Step 2

Place flour in a large bowl. Stir in drippings mixture and buttermilk,  stirring just until a dough forms.

Step 3

Turn dough out onto a well-floured surface. Knead twice. Divide dough  into 8 equal portions. Pat each portion into a 31⁄2-inch round biscuit (about 3⁄4 inch thick). Arrange 2 inches apart on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

Step 4

Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until tops are very lightly browned. Meanwhile, prepare Tomato Gravy. Serve biscuits immediately with Tomato Gravy.

Chef's Notes

The total time includes the gravy.

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