Cheddar-Bacon Drop Biscuits

Cheddar-Bacon Drop Biscuits Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Add a savory bite to biscuits with sharp cheddar cheese and applewood-smoked bacon. Serve warm to bring out the salty notes.

Yield:

18 biscuits (serving size: 1 biscuit)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 91
Caloriesfromfat 37 %
Fat 3.7 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 2.8 g
Carbohydrate 11.5 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 127 mg
Calcium 32 mg

Ingredients

9 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2 cups)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
3 1/2 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
1/3 cup (1 1/2 ounces) finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 applewood-smoked bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
3/4 cup nonfat buttermilk
1/4 cup water
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 400°.

2. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in cheese and bacon. Add milk and 1/4 cup water, stirring just until moist. Drop dough by 2 level tablespoonfuls 1 inch apart onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 11 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Note:

Kathy Kitchens Downie, RD,

Cooking Light

October 2008
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