Ham on Biscuits Recipe
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Ham on Biscuits Recipe

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I enjoy entertaining friends at luncheons. They always compliment me on these special little ham sandwiches made on cheesy homemade biscuits. Usually, I use Smithfield ham, but if salty ham is not your preference, any thin-sliced ham works well. —Betsy Hedeman, Timonium, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1-1/8 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/2 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 8 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 pound sliced deli ham

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 350 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 1021mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 450°. In a small bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; cut in cold butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, beat cottage cheese 2 minutes. Beat in egg and milk until blended. Stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut out eight biscuits with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  3. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8-12 minutes or until golden brown. Split biscuits in half; spread with softened butter. Place ham on biscuit bottoms; replace tops. Yield: 8 sandwiches.
Originally published as Ham on Biscuits in Taste of Home April/May 2008, p43

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PLHughes User ID: 4496576 162841
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"The idea of an egg in a biscuit was almost sacriledge to this Southern boy, but I'm glad I overcame that feeling. These biscuits are tender and moist. They hold up great for several hours. Perfect for make ahead parties."

trevis User ID: 4800524 94634
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2011

"This is the best biscuit recipe. They are wonderful. Thank you thank you"

tinkaandme User ID: 1650238 162968
Reviewed May. 18, 2009

"This is a great tasting biscuit. I found using parchment paper lining on a cookie sheet was the only way to keep them from sticking. They just lift up effortlessly!

Look for it in the grocery section with the aluminum foil, plastic wrap, etc."

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