• Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes


Light and tender biscuits packed with bacon, sauteed onion and cheddar cheese.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cubed and chilled
  • 10 tablespoons milk
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 10 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1 cup finely diced onion
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a standard muffin pan and set aside.
  • Fry the bacon in a skillet until crisp. Remove the bacon and pour off all but about 1 tablespoon of the bacon grease, and then add the diced onion. Saute the onion until soft and browned, about 5 minutes. Remove from the pan to cool. Chop the cooled bacon and set aside.
  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Using a pastry cutter (or two knives, or your fingers), cut the butter into the flour mixture until combined and the mixture is crumbly.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the milk, oil and egg.
  • Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients, and gently toss until the flour mixture is mostly moistened (lumps will remain). Add the bacon, onions and cheddar cheese. Using a rubber spatula, gently mix together until combined.
  • Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin pan. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from the pan and serve warm.
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