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Bacon-Cheddar Biscuit Snackers

 Bacon-Cheddar Biscuit Snackers
These treats are great to take to parties or just to keep at home for snacks. They are delicious and go quickly.—Ann Robertson, Smyrna, Tennessee
36 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bacon strips
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup milk

Directions

  • Cut each bacon strip in half widthwise. In a large skillet, cook
  • bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Remove
  • to paper towels to drain; keep warm.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, cheese and salt. Cut in
  • shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just
  • until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10
  • times.
  • Divide dough in half. Roll one portion into a 12-in. x 9-in.
  • rectangle. Cut in half, forming two 9-in. x 6-in. rectangles; cut
  • each rectangle into nine 1-in. strips. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Place a piece of bacon on each biscuit strip; carefully roll up
  • jelly-roll style. Place seam side down on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 450° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
  • Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 3 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 appetizer equals 97 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 171 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.