Cocktail Biscuits Recipe

Step 1

Biscuits: Combine flour, baking powder, and 1 teaspoon salt. Cut in 1 1/2 cups butter and shortening with pastry blender until mixture looks like corn meal.

Step 2

Add milk stirring until mixture forms a dough. Cover with plastic wrap. Chill 8 hours. Put remaining 1/4 cup cup butter in a large skillet.

Step 3

Cook over medium heat until butter melts. Saute'' mushrooms and shallots in butter until tender. Add ham, onions, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Cook 4 minutes. Combine dough and mushroom mixture, kneading until well blended.

Step 4

Shape dough into 1 inch balls and put on greased baking sheets. Press thumb into each biscuit. Bake 12 to 14 minutes at 450 degrees or untill brown. Let cool and spread 1 teaspoon Herb cream cheese mix onto each indention. Yields 8 dozen.

Herb Cream Cheese: combine cream cheese, half and half in a medium bowl, stirring well. Add other ingredients and mix well. Cover and chill 8 hours to mix flavors. Yields 2 cups.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/8c Flour, unbleached
  • 3tb Baking powder
  • 1 3/4c Unsalted butter
  • 1/4c Plus 2 tb Crisco
  • 1 1/2c Milk
  • 3c Minced fresh mushrooms
  • 6 Shallots, minced
  • 1 3/4c Ham, finely chopped
  • 7 Green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Black pepper
----HERB CREAM CHEESE INGREDIENT--------
  • 16oz Cream cheese
  • 3tb Half and half
  • 1/4c Chopped fresh dillweed
  • 3 Cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2ts Fresh chives
  • 1/4ts Hot sauce
  • 1/4ts Black pepper

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