Ham Swiss Cheese Biscuits


Makes about 18 biscuits


2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, chilled and cut into pieces
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
2 ounces ham, minced
About 2/3 cup buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Grease baking sheet.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda into medium bowl. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese, ham and enough buttermilk to make soft dough.
  3. Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface; knead lightly. Roll out dough 1/2 inch thick. Cut biscuit rounds with 2-inch cutter. Place on greased baking sheet.
  4. Bake about 10 minutes or until browned.

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