Best Gluten-Free Ham & Cheese Biscuits

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Hello and welcome to a sunny weekend! Well, it is sunny here on the west coast. This morning I was just going to have a coffee and watch the news, but my family wanted something warm, savoury, cheesy and with ham. Since I did not want to spend too much time in the kitchen, I whipped up these gluten-free ham and cheese biscuits.

These savoury biscuits had all the things that my family wanted, so it was simple. I served them warm while the cheese was still melting…so good! They loved them!! When it comes to breakfast ordinarily, I like to serve yogurt or chia pudding with fresh fruit, seeds and nuts. But since it is the weekend, I decided to spoil my family with these buttery, cheesy with ham gluten-free biscuits.

If you are up for it, make them for brunch and let me know what you think. This is one of those recipes you will want to add to your recipe box, and I feel it is my best gluten-free ham & cheese biscuit recipe! Have a super weekend! Back on Monday 🙂


  • 1 Tbsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. GF dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. Sugar, (I used coconut sugar)
  • 1/2 tsp. Xanthan gum (if your flour blend does not include xanthan gum use 1 1/2 tsp.)
  • 1/2 tsp. GF ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Pure sea salt
  • 1/2 cup (I stick) cold salted butter, grated
  • 200 g (7 oz.) GF ham, cut into small cubes (about 1/4-inch) not shaved
  • 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk plus some for brushing
  • 1 Tbsp. Apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 large egg
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  • Preheat oven to 450 F and line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, thyme, sugar, xanthan gum, pepper and salt
  • Add grated butter and using a pastry blender or a large fork, mix until the mixture resembles small lumps. Add ham and cheese and combine
  • In a small bowl whisk together 1 1/2 cups milk, apple cider vinegar and egg. Add to dry ingredients and using a spatula stir just enough until the dough comes together. Do not over stir. You can also use your hands to do this
  • Roll the dough with lightly floured hands into 12 equal biscuits. About 2-inches wide and 1 1/2 inches tall. Place on the prepared baking sheet and brush with milk.
  • Bake for 16 - 18 minutes until the tops are golden and the bottoms lightly browned
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    2 Responses to Best Gluten-Free Ham & Cheese Biscuits

    • Jenn October 21, 2018

      if you haven’t tried this gluten-free biscuit recipe you are missing out!

    • Lori October 21, 2018

      made it today, omg soooo good!

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