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