Loaded Biscuits

Loaded biscuits, biscuit bombs, cheddar-apple-bacon-chive biscuits, clean-out-the-fridge biscuits. Would a biscuit by any other name smell as savory? Whatever you call them, hop to it for a winter morning loaded in biscuity indulgence.

Loaded Biscuits

  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 T.+1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 6 T. unsalted butter, frozen
  • 1/4 c. chives, chopped
  • 1 apple, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 c. white cheddar, crumbled
  • 6 sliced bacon or 125g lardons, cooked
  • 1 c. + 4 T. heavy cream.
  1. Place 1 stick of butter into the freezer for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 400F.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, pepper.
  5. Using a cheese grater, shave the butter into the bowl of dry ingredients.
  6. Cut the butter into the flour with a knife until combined into a course meal.
  7. Stir in the chives, apple, cheddar, and lardons.
  8. Stir in 1 cup and 2 T. of the cream until a sticky ball is formed.
  9. Knead ball on a floured surface about six times.
  10. Pat dough into a 1″ thick blob.
  11. Take a biscuit cutter or coffee mug, rimmed in flour and cut biscuits from the dough. (About 12 biscuits).
  12. Place on parchment paper.
  13. Brush tops of biscuits with remaining 2 T. of cream. Sprinkle with Everything Bagel Seasoning if you have it.
  14. Bake 18 minutes, until tops are golden brown.


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