Ham and cheddar biscuits

Heather Disarro

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Ham and cheese biscuits are the perfect biscuit to go with any meal! Studded with creamy cheese and salty-sweet ham, these biscuits are winners.

ham and cheddar biscuits

Ham and cheddar biscuits

Makes 10 large biscuits


  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped, thinly sliced ham


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the half and half and butter.
  4. Fold in the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt until just combined.
  5. Fold in the cheese and ham until well incorporated.
  6. Dump the dough out onto a floured surface and gently press into a disk that is 1/2 inch tall.
  7. Cut out the biscuits using a biscuit cutter.
  8. Place the biscuits on the prepared baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes until golden brown.
  10. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.