Ham and Cheese Drop Biscuits

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The easiest, simplest homemade drop biscuits made with less than 20min prep! And they’re so buttery, so flaky and so perfect!

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  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup diced ham
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, frozen
  • 1 3/4 cups buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, cheese, ham, parsley, baking powder, baking soda, salt, garlic powder and pepper.
  3. Grate butter using the large holes of a box grater. Stir into the flour mixture.
  4. Add buttermilk and stir using a rubber spatula until a soft dough forms.
  5. Drop 24 large mounds of the dough (about 3 tablespoons each) onto the prepared baking sheets.
  6. Place into oven and bake for 14-18 minutes, or until golden brown, rotating pans halfway through baking.
  7. Serve warm.

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