Jan 142013
 


I wanted to make these biscuit for a while since I tasted in a local restaurant. I searched the internet for the recipes and ended up collecting lots of them. After reading a few of them, I decided to do my usual mix and match…

These biscuits are very simple to make, somehow bacon, cheddar and chives go very well together. In this recipe, I used the bacon bits that I had made and stored in the freezer, which is very practical. Actually I cut the bacon in small pieces and let it fry in medium-low heat at the stove attached to the BBQ.  It is convenient and I do not have the whole house smelling grease. Once the bacon bits are golden brown,  I scooped them to a paper towel, let the paper absorb the excessive fat and stored in an air tight container in the freezer. Every time  I want to enhance dishes or when the recipe calls for bacon bits, I am ready for it without much fuss.

Ingredients:

¼ cup of bacon bits
1¼ cup bread flour
½ tablespoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 stick of butter divided into 3 small pieces
¾ cup cheddar cheese
¼ cup of finely chopped chives
½ cup of buttermilk (½ tablespoon of lemon juice and milk enough to make ½ cup)
Pinch of salt

Method:

Pre-heat oven to 400F and prepare the baking sheet by lining the parchment paper or the silicone mat.

In the food processor, add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and the butter. Pulse a few times until the butter incorporates into the flour but still in little chunks, kind of grainy.

Place the flour mix into a bowl and add the cheddar, bacon and chive. Mix gently, add the buttermilk. Mix until a ball forms.

Make small balls and bake in a pre-heated oven for approximately 20 minutes until golden brown. Remove from the oven and serve warm.

Curiosity Corner Jan 2013
Did you know that” biscuit” term can also be used as a baked product which is hard and crispy?

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  51 Responses to “Bacon, Cheddar and Chive Biscuits”

  1. Oh Juliana these look wonderful and brimming with flavor. What a great idea of keeping cooked bacon in the freezer! I never though of that. Have a great week xoxo

  2. Savory biscuits are delicious and yours certainly look it! So golden brown and filled with delicious bacon, cheese and chives….all my favorite ingredients….yum!

  3. These biscuits must be smelling so good while baking, and tasting so delicious while nibbling :)

  4. Oh these would be divine fresh from the oven slathered in butter! :D

  5. Well done, Juliana! These biscuits looks delicious. I like that you made them using buttermilk–it imparts a nice rich tang to the dough.

  6. Those are sumptious biscuits. Thanks for the bacon freezing tip.

  7. How delicious do these biscuits look??!!! Yum!

  8. These savoury biscuits looks so good! Bacon makes everything yummy! Thanks for sharing, have a nice day!

  9. I love your delicious biscuits :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

  10. These are such pretty biscuits.. I’m sure they were yummy as well:) xx Smidge

  11. I’ve always wanted to make these!

  12. The biscuits look & sound amazing. I’m doing a cleanse right now and am not allowed to eat any of the ingredients, which makes them sound even better, I’m sure! :)

  13. Love the ingredients in this recipe! The outcome can only be amazing!!

  14. Could have these morning, noon, and night.

  15. Juliana – you keep posting recipes that my husband drools over. He would die and go to Heaven if I made these. :)

  16. These biscuits look so yummy!!! Bacon, cheddar, and chives sound like a great combination for these biscuits. I love your tip on how to make and store you bacon bits.

  17. These are a meal in and of themselves. Well, at least in my house. ;)

  18. These biscuits look so tasty, I bet it would be fantastic served with some bean stews.

  19. Buiscuits with bacon! Yummy!! I loved the way you baked them. Perfect!

  20. I even didn’t need to look at your biscuits to start being hungry… They are so colourful and appetising, I think I could have the whole batch on my own!

  21. Compared to sweet biscuits, my choice is something like yours, the savory version and of course, I can’t say no to cheese too.

  22. These look delicious, Juliana. We’re thinking along the same lines: I made a loaf of bread with similar ingredients this week!

  23. My kind of snack Juliana! I wouldn’t stop to just one, be sure about it!

  24. I am keeping this window open until I make these. They are the perfect accompaniment to my soup tonight. Thinking scallions might work in place of the chives – which won’t arrive until late March. Happy 2013! May it bring all good things.

  25. These savouries biscuits look really pretty and delicious. I need to bookmark it to try one of these days. Would be a good party item. Thanks very much for sharing.

  26. These looks terrific! You’re so right that bacon and cheddar are a great combo, and the chives go so well too. Good idea to do the bacon on the BBQ burner, too! I should try that sometime. Great looking biscuit – thanks so much.

  27. Simply delicious!

  28. Hi Juliana,

    We are same like you. To avoid having too much bacon smell in our house, we do some of our strong-smelling cooking using our outdoor BBQ too.

    With such a great combination, these biscuits look delicious.

    Zoe

  29. Oh my! These must taste so good. Delicious biscuits, Julianna!

  30. Wonderful looking biscuits! I bet these combination works fantastic!!

  31. What great looking biscuits. I have had something similar and they are great – really good flavour and so moorish! xx

  32. Wow! Such delicious looking savory biscuits-like the way you filled them with Cheddar, bacon and chives-just yummy;-)

  33. Your biscuits look great! I love recreating dishes from restaurants–when I can!

  34. Oh, how wonderful! My teenager would love it! :)

  35. I love savoury biscuits and yours look just perfect!

  36. bookmarking these flavorful biscuits of yours!

  37. Phoar!
    These look amazing. Such a classic flavour combination thrown into a scone (what us Brits call biscuits)
    I can imagine how they smelt coming out of the oven.
    All these need is a smearing of butter, and to be eaten straight away.

    Lovely recipe, happy new year :)

  38. My kids could make ameal of these!
    Mimi

  39. That’s a great & quick tasty idea for freezing your bacon bits! :) I love this classical combo of 3 fab ingredients too!

    I made them yesterday & made them as mini appetizers & my guests & I loved them so much, dear Juliana!! A huge thanks to you! :) xxx

  40. cut these into triangle forms and you have one of my favorite scones of all time! love the array of colors, juliana–nice one!

  41. Hi Juliana,
    What a great batch of biscuits and amazing combination of flavours!!
    Cheers,
    Lia.

  42. Wow! What a tasty and addicting biscuit, Juliana. Bacon and cheddar…sold!! Great for breakfast, to make small sandwiches, and perfect with soups. Luv these biscuits! May be trying these this weekend w/a potato cheese soup. :)

  43. this is a lovely combination for a savoury biscuits. How nice you can do your frying out from the kitchen!

  44. These really look lovely, fatastic for when friends come over.

  45. These bacon biscuits are sooo yummy. I don’t get to eat that many savory biscuits but this is one of them that always finds its way to my hand, thanks for sharing!

  46. I may be a little late to the table…but I’m sure not too late to snatch this wonderfully simple treat.
    A little turkey bacon might sneak into this one at my table in the near future ;o)

    Have a great week Juliana.

    Ciao, Claudia

  47. Those look totally awesome!

  48. Oh these look so yummy (And addictive) – what a great combination of flavors!

  49. YUM! I love bacon, cheddar, and chives – and these biscuits have all these! I need to save this recipe!

  50. Savory cookies, i like it even more with bacon….

  51. I just bookmarked your website. I will definitely try and make this one! Thank you for sharing.