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Prep
25 min.
Cook
11 min.
Yield
32 appetizers

Perfect Biscuits for Country Ham

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 cups Martha White® Self-Rising Flour
  • 1/3 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/3 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk, plus 2 tablespoons
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Thinly sliced cooked country ham

Preparation Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 450°F. Spray a large cookie sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Place flour in large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or fork until mixture is consistency of small peas. Add milk; stir with fork until soft, moist dough forms.
  2. KNEAD dough gently on well-floured surface until smooth. Roll out dough to 1/3-inch thickness. Cut with floured 2-inch round cutter. Place on prepared cookie sheet.
  3. BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Brush hot biscuits with melted butter. Fill split biscuits with ham slices.
  4. For biscuits that will pull apart easily, roll dough to form 1/4-inch-thick rectangle. Fold dough in half crosswise; roll to 1/3-inch thickness. Cut and bake as directed above.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/32 1 appetier), Calories 60 (Calories from Fat 25), Total Fat 3g (Saturated Fat 0.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 4mg, Sodium 150mg, Total Carbohydrate 6g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.