Prosciutto, Mozzarella Chive Buttermilk Biscuits
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1- 6 oz pkg diced prosciutto
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 3-4 Tbsp snipped chives
  • 8 Tbsp COLD butter, diced
  • ⅔ cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • salt & pepper
  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a frying pan, brown the diced prosciutto in a little drizzle of olive oil. (NOTE: Reserve the grease) Set in the fridge to cool.
  3. Add the flour and baking powder to a food processor with the dough blade.
  4. Add in the cold butter and continue to mix until the butter becomes incorporated and the pieces are about the size of peas.
  5. Place into a bowl. Stir in the cooled prosciutto, mozzarella, chives, salt and pepper.
  6. In a measuring cup mix together the buttermilk and egg. Pour into the dry ingredients and stir with a spoon until the dry ingredients are mostly incorporated.
  7. Pour the dough out onto a clean surface and gently fold a few times to incorporate the dry ingredients.
  8. Cut the dough into 4 even pieces, wrap with plastic wrap and place in the freezer for 10 minutes to get everything good and cold again.
  9. Gently roll each piece out into an approx. 8 in x 4 in rectangle. stack the pieces and gently press down.
  10. Cut into 6 or 12 even biscuits. Brush the biscuits with the reserved prosciutto grease, sprinkle with a little salt and black pepper. Bake for approx 22-25 minutes or until lightly golden.
Recipe by LeMoine Family Kitchen at