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Cheddar Bacon Drop Biscuits


  • 2 cups flour
  • pinch of sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 8 tablespoons melted butter
  • 7 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup scallions, diced
  • 1/2 cup cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup of mild cheddar cheese


  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and baking powder into a large bowl. Stir well.
  • Add 7 tablespoons butter, milk and sour cream into the flour mixture. Stir well.
  • In a small bowl, crack the egg and lightly whisk. Add the egg into the biscuit batter. Stir well to combine.
  • Add the scallions, bacon and cheddar to the dough. Stir well to combine.
  • Using an ice cream scoop (or two spoons) out dollops of dough onto a parchment or silpat lined baking sheet. Place the biscuits about 1/2 inch a part.
  • Brush 1 tablespoon of melted butter on top of the biscuits.
  • Place the biscuits into the oven and cook 13-15 minutes (or until the biscuits are golden and cooked all the way through).
  • Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack. Serve warm.