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Ham 'n' Swiss Pie Mix Recipe

Ham 'n' Swiss Pie Mix Recipe

"I am never without a batch of this mix in cupboard," writes Martha Warner of Lacombe, Alberta. "One of my favorite ways to use it is in a savory pie made with leftover meat and vegetables. But try it in any recipe that calls for biscuit mix."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing YIELD:36 servings


  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups diced fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Dash pepper


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Stir in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 6 batches (about 6 cups mix).
  • 2. To prepare pie: In a bowl, combine the ham, cheese and onions. Transfer to a greased 9-in. pie plate. In a bowl, combine the eggs, milk, mustard, pepper and 1 cup mix; beat just until blended. Pour over ham mixture. Bake at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 326 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 156mg cholesterol, 887mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.

Reviews for Ham 'n' Swiss Pie Mix

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DLStickling User ID: 1733566 134907
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2009

"seriously!? Obviously you have too much time on your hands."

cdaykin User ID: 2762009 140232
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2008

"You may want to "store" the mix in an airtight container instead of "stirring" it in an airtight container, and during the prep of the pie you may want to "transfer" the ham, cheese, and onions to a greased 9" pie plate instead of "trasher" it to the pie plate. Otherwise, this works well. Thanks, Carol"

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