Holiday Recipes - CHEESY COUNTRY HAM & BISCUIT BITES

Holiday Recipes - CHEESY COUNTRY HAM & BISCUIT BITES

CREATED Dec 22, 2006

Linda Carman / Martha White

2     c self-rising flour 
1/4     t ground red pepper (cayenne) 
1/4     c shortening

1 c shredded sharp cheddar cheese
 
1     c finely chopped cooked country ham 
3/4     c plus 2 T milk 
2     T butter, melted 
     Linda Carman / Martha White


1 .    Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Grease large cookie sheet. In large bowl, combine flour and ground red pepper; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in ham.
2 .    Add milk; stir with fork until soft, moist dough forms. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
3 .    Bake at 450 degrees F. for 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Brush hot biscuits bites with melted butter.

40 biscuit bites