Cheesy Country Ham Biscuit Bites
2 cups Martha White® Self-Rising Flour
1/4 teaspoon ground red cayenne pepper
1/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
1 cup finely chopped cooked country ham
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. Grease large cookie sheet. In large bowl, combine flour and ground red pepper; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in ham and cheese. Add milk; stir with fork until soft, moist dough forms. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
2. Bake at 450 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Brush hot biscuit bites with melted butter.
Serving size: 40 biscuits