Bacon Onion Biscuits
Great with scrambled eggs and fresh fruit, or a side with steaks or chops.
- 4 slices bacon, chopped
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 3 cups flour
- 1 T. baking powder
- 1 T sugar
- 3/4 tsp cream of tartar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 3/4 Cup butter
- 1 Cup milk
1. Prehead oven to 450 degrees.. In a skillet, cook bacon and onion until bacon is crisp and onion tender. Drain and discard fat
2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, cream of tartar, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mix resembles coarse crumbs. make a well in the center of flour misture. Add milk and bacon mixture all at once to flour mixture. Using a fork, stir just until mixture is moistened.
3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. knead dough by folding and gentlly pressing dought for four to six strokes, or just until dought olds together. Pat or lightly roll dough until 3/4 inch thick Cut dough iwth a floured 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter, reroll dough scraps as necessary and dip cutter into flour between cuts
4. Place dough circles 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 14 minutes or until golden. Remove biscuits from baking sheet and serve warm. Makes 12.