Ham-and-Cheddar Scallion Biscuit Sandwiches

“Scallions are so great with eggs,” says Will Gilson. He adds them to the biscuits, which he fills with ham, cheddar and fried eggs; it’s one reason the breakfast sandwich is so good.

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  • Servings: Makes 8 sandwiches

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 sticks chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup chilled buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 9 large eggs, 1 lightly beaten
  • 16 slices cheddar cheese (about 1 pound )
  • 16 slices Virginia ham (about 1 pound )
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

How to make this recipe

  1. In a large bowl, whisk the flour with the sugar, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Pinch the butter into the dry ingredients to form pea-size clumps. Stir in the buttermilk, scallions and the beaten egg just until a dry, shaggy dough forms. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface and knead gently just until it comes together. Pat the dough out to 
a 1/2 -inch-thick rectangle. Using a 4-inch round cookie cutter, stamp out 6 biscuits. Gently press the scraps together 
and stamp out 2 more biscuits. Arrange the biscuits on 
a parchment paper–lined baking sheet and freeze for 30 minutes. 


  2. Preheat the oven to 375°. Bake the biscuits for about 20 minutes, until golden brown. Let cool slightly, then split in half, laying the halves cut side up on the baking sheet. Cover each biscuit half with 1 cheddar slice and 1 ham slice. Bake until the cheese is melted, about 8 minutes.

  3. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the canola oil. Crack 4 eggs into the skillet and cook sunny side up over moderately high heat until the whites are set and the yolks are runny, 2 to 3 minutes. Set the fried eggs on 4 of the biscuit 
bottoms and keep warm while you fry the remaining eggs. Close the sandwiches and serve immediately.

Contributed By Photo © Con Poulos Published December 2014





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Aggregate Rating value: 5

Review Count: 7

Worst Rating: 0

Best Rating: 5

Author Name: Merle_Wilson

Review Body: your recipe rocks!! I used to eat sandwiches every day during breakfast and ham is my ultimate favorite with that cheese on!.

Review Rating: 5

Date Published: 2016-07-17

Author Name: Ciara753

Review Body: Wow just found a new recipe to make! Looks good.

Review Rating: 5

Date Published: 2016-07-18

Author Name: crafter102

Review Body: What a sandwich! I am making this for sure.. It looks really good and mouth watering

Review Rating: 5

Date Published: 2016-07-19

Author Name: Andrea LaCourse Robinson

Review Body: These are great and an easy way to feed a family or weekend guests while everyone is milling around over morning coffee...

Review Rating: 4

Date Published: 2016-07-16

Author Name: baklash84

Review Body: This is absolutely delicious appetizer for me! Unfortunately, I tried to find some scallions here. It's not available in the grocery last time but I'll definitely look for it to add in this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

Review Rating: 5

Date Published: 2016-07-20

Author Name: Katetanic

Review Body: Thanks for the recipe.. Really I tried making a ham sandwich and this one is just beyond perfect! No more boring ham and cheese anymore during breakfast! :)

Review Rating: 5

Date Published: 2016-07-18

Author Name: Carolyn333

Review Body: Can I use mustard too?? I want to use spicy mustard for this recipe!

Review Rating: 4

Date Published: 2016-07-19

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