Bacon Cheddar Drop Biscuits

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Makes: 12 biscuits

Ingredients:

Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
2 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached Self-Rising Flour
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne), optional
1/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped cooked bacon
2/3 to 3/4 cups milk or buttermilk, plus additional as needed
2 tablespoons melted butter

Instructions:

1.HEAT oven to 500°F. Spray baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray.
2.WHISK together flour and cayenne, if desired. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until crumbs are the size of small peas. Stir in cheese and bacon. Blend in just enough milk with a fork until dough leaves sides of bowl. If needed, add more milk to form soft dough.
3.DROP dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet 1 to 2 inches apart. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with melted butter.