Great for on the go, these country ham and cheese biscuits can be served for breakfast, brunch or a light lunch.

Yield: 12 biscuits

Difficulty Rating: Easy
Recipe From: Tennessee Home and Farm


  • 2 cups unbleached self-rising flour
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • 1 cup cooked country ham, finely chopped
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • ¼ cup milk or buttermilk
  • 2 ½ tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup sour cream

Tips & Notes

Looking for something a little sweeter? Try our recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole Biscuits.



  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Measure flour into medium to large bowl.
  3. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Add ham, cheese, milk or buttermilk, and sour cream. Mix until well blended.
  5. Knead gently on lightly floured surface 2-3 strokes.
  6. Roll dough about ½ inch thick. Cut without twisting cutter.
  7. Bake on ungreased baking sheet for 8-10 minutes. Brush tops with melted butter or margarine. Serve warm.
Recipe From: Farm Flavor -

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  1. Jessy Yancey says:

    Linked up at Seven Thirty Three.

  2. Diane Balch says:

    What a great indulgence. Folks must really enjoy these over the holidays. Thanks for sharing them with us on foodie friday.

  3. Marlys @Thisand That says:

    These sound wonderful. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday and I hope that you will join us again this week.