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Bacon Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

Bacon Cheddar Biscuits make a delicious addition to breakfast, brunch, and so much more. This easy biscuit recipe comes together quickly.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Robyn Stone


  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 5 pieces bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon ice water
  • 1 tablespoon butter very cold
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted


  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  • Cut shortening and very cold butter into dry ingredients of flour, salt and sugar.
  • Add in bacon pieces and cheddar cheese.
  • Slowly pour milks and water into your dry ingredients.
  • Mix lightly.
  • Pour dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently pat into a round disc about 1/2 inch thick. Cut dough with a sharp metal or glass cutter.
  • Place into hot oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.