Bacon-Cheese Drop Biscuits

The other day “the boss” aka my 2 1/2 year old woke up informing me that she wanted biscuits.  Of course I had every other breakfast food imaginable EXCEPT biscuits.  I decided to do a recipe I hadn’t done in a while, bacon-cheese drop biscuits.  Except she is a picky little buggar, I knew she wouldn’t touch it with bacon and green onions in them, so I left those ingredients out.  But you should keep them in because it’s so delicious!  And even better, it’s from Cooking Light!  If you’re not dieting, use the regular items (bacon, milk, cheese etc.) and it’ll be extra tasty!

Bacon-Cheese Drop Biscuits
Recipe from:  Cooking Light 15-Minute Cookbook
Yield:  16 biscuits – 1 biscuit/serving

2 turkey-bacon slices
2 cups low-fat biscuit mix (reduced-fat Bisquick, the heart-healthy one is good too)
1/2 cup preshredded low-fat sharp cheddar cheese
1 chopped green onion
1/8 tsp cayenne
3/4 cup fat-free milk
Cooking Spray

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Place bacon on microwave-safe plate lined with paper towels.  Microwave at HIGH for 1.5 minutes, then crumble the bacon.

Combine the bacon, biscuit mix, cheese, onions, red pepper and milk until combined and everything is moist.  Drop rounded tablespoonfuls onto a baking sheet coated with nonstick spray (or use a silicone mat). 

Bake 10-12 minutes until turning golden.  Serve.

75 calories per serving.

Bacon-Cheese Drop Biscuits (without the bacon and green onions)


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