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Ham Biscuits

 Ham Biscuits
Our home economists make ordinary biscuits them even heartier by stirring in ground ham. These handheld goodies are great fresh from the oven.
10 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.


  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon each onion powder, garlic powder and ground mustard
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 teaspoon minced chives
  • 6 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


  • In a food processor, process ham until ground; set aside. In a large
  • bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, onion powder,
  • garlic powder and mustard. Cut in shortening until mixture is
  • crumbly. Fold in ham and chives. Add buttermilk; stir just until the
  • dough clings together.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 10-12 times. Roll
  • dough to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit
  • cutter. Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at
  • 450° for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with butter.
  • Serve warm. Yield: 10 biscuits.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 116 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 272 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.