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Cheddar Bacon and Fresh Chive Biscuits

Cheddar, Bacon and Fresh Chive Biscuits

Course Bread, Breakfast, brunch, Tea
Cuisine American
Keyword cheddar-bacon-and-fresh-chive-biscuits
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 14 biscuits
Calories 191kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 2 cups self rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground mustard
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoon melted butter [Plus add'l for brushing the tops]
  • ¼ cup freshly chopped chives
  • 8 slices bacon cooked & crumbled
  • 1 cup shredded 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.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 347mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1mg