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Prep
15 min.
Cook
13 min.
Yield
40 biscuits

Cheesy Country Ham Biscuit Bites

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 cups Martha White® Self-Rising Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 cup finely chopped cooked country ham
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Preparation Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 450°F. Spray a large cookie sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Combine flour and ground red pepper in large bowl; mix well. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. STIR in ham and cheese. Add milk; stir with fork until soft, moist dough forms. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet.
  3. BAKE 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Brush hot biscuit bites with melted butter.
  4. To freeze, bake and cool biscuit bites. Place in freezer bag and freeze. To reheat, remove biscuits from freezer. Do not thaw. Place on cookie sheet and pat or mist a little water on top of each biscuit. Heat for 15 minutes in a preheated 350ºF. oven.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/20 2 biscuits), Calories 120 (Calories from Fat 60), Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0.5g), Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 200mg, Total Carbohydrate 10g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g), Protein 5g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 6%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.