Does anyone ever just have a calm and relaxing December? I love the holidays, but sometimes it just feels like pure frenzy. Christmas parties are wonderful. But the older I get, the longer it takes to recover. I’m staying in my pajamas all day today, and you can’t stop me. I need pure lazy introvert time. December is only going to get more hectic, so I’m taking a moment to focus on doing absolutely nothing.
Lazy days require simple comfort food. Warm biscuits and hot soup fit the bill perfectly. This situation can only be made better by adding some bacon to the party, and maybe some tangy goat cheese for fun. I know making biscuits from scratch may not sound like everyone’s idea of relaxing, but I promise, it’s not that hard. There’s no rolling and cutting, and to me, that’s always the hard part. And if you want to be extra lazy, you can use your food processor instead of your hands to cut the butter into the flour mixture.
These biscuits are light and fluffy and loaded with flavor. There’s a bit of crunch from the green onion and creaminess from the goat cheese, but you know that bacon, always bacon, is the real star of this show. You’re worth it.
Sit back, relax, let the world continue to fuss outside while you smile and eat fresh Bacon Goat Cheese & Green Onion Biscuits. You’re a genius.
- 6 slices bacon, cooked til crisp and chopped
- 3-3/4 cup flour
- 1-1/2 tablespoons baking powder
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold, cut into chunks
- 4 ounces goat cheese
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1-3/4 cup buttermilk
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line one or two baking sheets with parchment paper. If you only have one small baking sheet, you can make these in two batches.
- If you haven't cooked your bacon already, do that now. However you like to cook bacon is great. Get it chopped into pieces to get folded into your biscuit dough.
- In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add your pieces of cold butter, and use your clean hands to smash and smoosh the butter and flower together until combined. You'll have a sort of sandy mixture.
- Add in the cooked bacon, crumble in to goat cheese, and toss the green onions into the bowl as well. Fold all this evenly throughout your buttery flour.
- Finally, stir in the buttermilk until combined. Since these are drop biscuits, this will be wetter than a typical biscuit dough.
- Using a quarter cup measure or a large scoop, plop 12 mounds of dough onto your waiting baking sheets. Bake for approximately 15 minutes or until the tops of the biscuits just show a hint of golden brown action.
- Serve warm.