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Need a quick but yummy and filling breakfast or snack? These ham and cheese biscuits are just the thing!

Eat these ham and cheese biscuits fresh or prep them ahead of time

They’re super easy to whip up and enjoy fresh or you can make them ahead and reheat them for a quick breakfast on the go.

Super easy to make thanks to Bisquick

There’s nothing quite like fresh from the oven biscuits but in our house, we don’t have a lot of time to fuss with food that involves a lot of prep. We typically have Bisquick on hand to save on time. However, if you don’t have any on hand or would prefer to make your own biscuit mix, check out this recipe for homemade biscuit mix.

Not a fan of Cajun seasoning?

That’s okay, I forgive you. 😉 If you prefer a simpler flavor, you can leave out the seasoning all together. Or if you’re just looking for a different flavor, more similar to the famous Red Lobster cheddar bay biscuits, you can replace the cajun seasoning (just use half the amount) of Old Bay.

Make these in a muffin tin or on a baking sheet

You can make these muffin shaped or bake them on a flat, lined baking sheet.  They can get a little crumbly, so I like using a muffin tin and if I have some, I’ll use liners.

Could you call these “dinner”

I mean… I did eat them for dinner with a side salad. It felt balanced. 🙂 These really work well for literally any meal. I’ve made them for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. And also snacked on them. So, enjoy them however you want!

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These easy Cajun ham and cheese biscuits were featured on Sew It Craft It Cook It and Menu Plan Monday!

Easy Cajun Ham and Cheese Biscuits

Easy Cajun Ham and Cheese Biscuits

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Cuisine: American
Skill Level: Easy
Recipe Type: Bread, Easter Recipes, Ham
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 18 Servings
Yield: 18 biscuits


  • 2 cups biscuit mix
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • cup cold buttermilk Make your own, here's how
  • ½ cup diced ham
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  • Using a mixer on low, blend biscuit mix, buttermilk, ham, cheese, cajun season, onion powder and butter together until a thick dough forms.
  • Using an cookie scoop, fill non-stick or greased muffin tins with batter and then bake at 425˚ for 12-15 minutes or until a fork poked through the middle comes out clean.
  • While biscuits are still warm, combine garlic powder with melted butter and brush onto the tops of the biscuits.

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