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Ham on Biscuits

 Ham on Biscuits
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached 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

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda
  • and salt; cut in cold butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • In a small bowl, beat cottage cheese for 2 minutes. Beat in egg and
  • milk until blended. Stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.
  • 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.
  • Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for
  • 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.

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Nutritional Facts: 2 sandwiches equals 350 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 121 mg cholesterol, 1,021 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein.