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Ham and cheese buttermilk biscuits on a blue background.

Ham and Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits

Teri & Jenny
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 12
Calories 383 kcal


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter, coarsely grated
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup diced ham
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced chives
  • 1 ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled


  • Preheat oven to 450˚F.
  • Pour flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a mixing bowl and whisk together.
  • Add butter and evenly mix into dry ingredients, with your fingers, until mixture is crumbly.
  • Fold in cheese, ham and herbs until evenly distributed. Add buttermilk and stir until dough just comes together.
  • Turn dough onto a clean, lightly floured surface and roll out until 1 inch thick, using a rolling pin.
  • Using a 4 inch circle cutter, cut out 10 biscuits, making sure to cut straight up and down without twisting.
  • Transfer each biscuit to a parchment lined baking sheet spaced 1inch apart and freeze for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from freezer and brush tops with melted butter. Bake biscuits for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown . Remove biscuits from oven and cool until warm. Serve.


Serving: 12gCalories: 383kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 9gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 704mgPotassium: 92mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 748IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 187mgIron: 2mg
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