Pimento Cheese Biscuits

Georgia Grown


  • 4 Cups Self Rising Flour + More For Rolling And Kneading
  • ½ Cup Shortening
  • 1 Cup Pimento Cheese
  • 1 ½ Cups Buttermilk
  • 2 ¼ “  Biscuit Cutter


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Whisk 4 cups flour in a large bowl, making a well in center.
  3. Add shortening and pimento cheese into well. Begin adding buttermilk to well, working into shortening cheese mixture with your hand. When you have a loose paste, begin incorporating flour in from the edges.
  4. When all flour has been incorporated, turn out onto floured board and knead lightly 5 or 6 times incorporating more flour if it too sticky.
  5. Pat dough out to 1 inch thickness.
  6. Dip biscuit cutter in flour and cut biscuits. Place on baking sheet and bake 12 – 15 minutes until golden.

Makes 20-24 biscuits