Recipe For The Cheesy Buttermilk Biscuit Bites

You won’t be able to say no to these bison biscuits! This recipe has a few steps but they’re absolutely delicious and worth the time they take.  The layering of bison, biscuit dough and cheese is a match made in flavor heaven. You’ll need a mini muffin tin, but since they are mini, you can eat many! Another great addition to the holiday entertaining menu 🙂

Ingredients to be Used

  • 1 package Noble Premium Bison Lead Ground (454g approx 2 cups)
  • 4 cups (480g) all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (4 mL) Chinese 5 Spice
  • 3 tbsp (60 mL) smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) liquid smoke
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) Sambal Oelek chili
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt (4mL)
  • 2/3 cup salted butter, cold (150g)
  • ½ onion, small dice
  • ¼ cup green onion, fine chop (60 mL)
  • 4 tbsp roasted garlic (60 mL)
  • ½ cup very small diced peeld fresh ambrosia apple
  • 2 tbsp Maple Syrup (30 mL)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) fresh parsley, chopped (dried is fine)
  • 2 cup grated cheddar cheese (240g)
  • 1 tbsp Chipotle Tabasco (15 mL)
  • Dash salt & pepper (for bison ranch seasoning)
  • buttermilk – start with ½ cup (120 mL

Process for Making Cheesy Buttermilk Biscuit Bites

Step 1

  • Sauté onion and garlic until soft and caramelized (slightly golden in colour); transfer to mixing bowl
  • Mix in bison, all spices and Tabasco
  • Par cook in a non-stick pan over medium heat until halfway done
  • When cool, transfer into a mixing bowl
  • Add small diced apple, green onions, maple syrup, egg yolk, grated cheese (reserve ½ cup-120 mL)
  • Mix together until bison is blended well
  • Divide mixture into 4 equal parts

Step 2

  • Sift together all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt into bowl
  • Add cold butter cut into small pea size, add chopped parsley
  • Stir in buttermilk slowly, just enough for dough to come together to form a ball (you may not need all of the buttermilk)
  • Divide dough into 4; roll to out each to ¼ inch sheets
  • Spread bison mixture evenly over top of each sheet evenly

Step 3

  • Starting from one end, roll over to form tight log shape (Roll over once just to meet the dough)
  • Cut when dough meets and begin again (you should have 2 logs from one sheet)
  • Cut log pieces into slices ½ inch slices and place into muffin tin
  • Press piece down slightly and top with cheese
  • Bake in preheated oven at 400°F / 200°C for 12 min