Bacon Cheddar Drop Biscuits

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Drop Biscuits with Cheddar Cheese and Bacon  – these easy drop biscuits turn your traditional drop biscuits up a notch. Maybe two notches. These yummy cheddar biscuits with bacon are a big crowd pleaser!

drop biscuits with cheddar, bacon and onions in basket

Drop Biscuits with BACON and Cheese

Yes, you read the title correctly. I am posting a BACON recipe.  Josh loves bacon almost as much as he loves me:) Last week, he worked on our kitchen all day long and I thought it would be nice to surprise him with a batch of bacon cheddar biscuits for dinner.

When Josh walked in the door, the smell of bacon put a huge grin on his face. He was excited bacon was included in the dinner plans. When I pulled the tray of homemade biscuits out of the oven he ran over and asked if there was bacon in the cheddar biscuits. He looked closer and shouted, YES! I was glad I made him happy before he even tasted these drop biscuits. He ended up eating five of these homemade drop biscuits with his soup that night. They were definitely a hit.

Easy Drop Biscuits

By definition, drop biscuits are easy to make.  You make them and drop them on the pan to bake. You don’t have to worry about rolling out the dough or cutting the biscuits, which is nice. And if want to really want to make this version of drop biscuits easy, you can buy pre-cooked bacon.

These bacon cheddar biscuits will put on a smile on any bacon lovers face. They are loaded with cheddar cheese, green onions, and bacon. What’s not to love? Make homemade drop biscuits to go with your meal tonight.

drop biscuits in towel-line basket

Cheddar biscuits with bacon and onion on plate and in basket

Bacon Cheddar Drop Biscuits

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  • 1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spay and set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt. Mix in cold butter with your fingertips until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in Cheddar cheese, green onions, and bacon. Add buttermilk and stir with a spatula until just combined.
  • 3. Drop round spoonfuls of dough, about three tablespoons, onto prepared baking sheet. Brush biscuits with melted butter. Bake 15-17 minutes or until tops are golden brown. Remove from oven and serve warm.

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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Did someone mention bacon? Put bacon in anything and I’m all over it. These biscuits look so, so tasty. Love the flecks of color running throughout each one. I’m eating with my eyes 🙂

  2. For all of us bacon lovers I am sure these would be more than welcome with our comfort foods this fall.

  3. hahahah going to prove the fastest way to a mans heart is through his tummy. Love biscuits- especially drop biscuits! I hate going through the whole rolling out/cutting ordeal. Great work chicky.

  4. You have struck my weakness….biscuits! Yum! My grandmother would make biscuits all the time for me when I was a little girl. So I’m a huge lover. I love these and I love the addition of the bacon and cheese…heaven! Wish I had one of these right now. 🙂

  5. Love the touch of bacon and green onions in these. This is an awesome Thanksgiving and Christmas recipe too!

  6. Of course Josh was smiling, ’cause you are the best. Bacon rules, great way to use it in these scones 🙂 xo

  7. These look heavenly! I can almost smell them on my side of the computer 😉 My husband would have the same reaction as yours! He loves anything with bacon!

  8. Oh gosh, I am drooling at the top photo. Bacon isn’t really on my diet though, so I better not make them! You’re sweet to make a treat for Josh; bet you’re really getting excited to have the kitchen done!

    1. Kalyn-next time we make them we will save you one. You deserve a splurge once in awhile:) The kitchen is so close. We will have you over soon!

  9. These look fabulous Maria! My boys and hubbie all love bacon, so I’ll have to try these next time I make soup. 🙂

  10. Ohboyoboyoboy! Guess what I just bought? BACON – for the first time in months. Your biscuits look just fabulous, and chock full of all my favorite eatables. Can’t wait to make them!

  11. Well of all things on this earth, bacon IS the way to a man’s heart (unless he’s vegan). These sound amazing!

  12. Biscuits are my happiness. No matter what, a biscuit always makes things better 🙂 These sound fabulous and perfect for all bacon lovers!!!

  13. These look yummy, Maria! FYI, Whole Foods has chopped up cooked real bacon bits in a tiny pouch in the bacon cooler–no frying! I’m so happy to see the recipe titles are printing out when I click on the PRINT RECIPE function. Cheers to you!

    1. Jan-thank you for the helpful hint. I am glad the print function is working for you again.

  14. It seems like I make something with bacon at least once a week – we are definitely a bacon loving household! These look amazing!

  15. bacon AND biscuits…2 of my favorite things! Looks like a wonderful recipe. 🙂

  16. for some reason the thought of making biscuits always seemed so scary but after reading the recipe I feel confident i can make them. and if i can make my bf as happy as josh was it will be all worth it 🙂

  17. Well, that’s my motto: the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. These look better than those addicting biscuits from Red Lobster.

  18. although i’m not a fan of bacon or cheddar, my suitemates would love me forever if i made these. thanks for the recipe!

  19. These look fantastic. Have fun at BlogherFood! Sorry I’m missing it – hope to see you next year! – mary

  20. I did a double take when I saw a recipe with bacon on your site! They do look fantastic, though. I know my hubby would love them since he loves bacon, as well!

  21. Just made these for my family last night to go with our ham & potato chowder. They were amazing!!! Thanks for another great recipe Maria! 🙂

  22. These will be such a huge hit in my house, I can’t even begin to tell you! I think I’ll make them this weekend. Hope you are well! I’ve been a bad visitor lately, but you guys continue to be one of my first stops whenever I am looking for the perfect recipe – you never let me down! 🙂

  23. I tried these last night and they turned out very very good. The biscuits baked up light and fluffy and were very flavorful. I actually used one this morning to make a breakfast sandwich with some scrambled eggs and bacon. Next time I might try a blend of cheeses and see how that works.

    Thank you for such a good recipe!