4tablespoonmelted butter [Plus add'l for brushing the tops]
¼cupfreshly chopped chives
8slicesbaconcooked & crumbled
1cupshredded sharp cheddar cheese
Preheat the oven to 450°F. Butter a 10 inch cast iron skillet or similar. Set aside.
In a medium size mixing bowl, mix the flour and all of the seasonings together until well blended. You can use a whisk for this step,
Make a well in the center then add the buttermilk, melted butter, and chopped chives. Using a spatula, stir together until the dough is completely moistened, being careful not to over mix.
Mix in the crumbled bacon and cheddar cheese until it's thoroughly distributed.
Using a 2 ounce ice cream scoop to divide the dough placing side by side in the skillet.
Brush the tops with melted butter and bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.
Remove from the oven and brush lightly with additional butter. Serve immediately.
You can make a larger version by using a 4 ounce ice cream scoop. Bake larger size biscuits for 12-14 minutes until golden. When making larger biscuits you can expect to yield approximately 10-12 dinner size biscuits.