Sweet Heat and Salt Cured Mini Sammies

Millie Johnson

By
@BISCUITMAKR

These little biscuit sandwiches are a prefect finger food at any gathering . I love them for brunch with a sunny side up quail egg ! Plus it looks pretty , too. I will try to get a picture on here asap... The guys ate all my biscuits before I could get a picture !


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Serves:

makes 24 small sammies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

SAMMIES

1 pkg
country ham slices
1 sm. jar(s)
jalapeno pepper jelly
24 small
sweet potato biscuits (recipe follows)

BISCUITS

2 c
self rising flour
2 medium
baked sweet potatoes, scooped and chilled
1/2 - 2/3 c
buttermilk
1/4 c
lard, chilled

Directions Step-By-Step

1
1
Preheat oven to 350*F.
Prick sweet potatoes with fork and microwave on high 8-10 minutes or untill tender. Remove and cool a little. Cut in half, and with a spoon ,scoop out flesh. Chunk it up a little, but do not mash. You want good size chunks. Cool in fridge or freezer til cold. Also chill lard.





2
While potatoes are cooling ...
In large bowl sift flour and cut in lard. (you want pea size pieces)
Add in sweet potatoes and stir lightly with spatula.





3
Add buttermilk , a little at a time and fold together to make a soft dough.





4
Turn out onto lightly floured counter and knead about 6 or 7 times. Do not over knead .
Roll out with rolling pin to about 1/2" thickness.





5
Cut out with a 2 1/4" cookie or biscuit cutter and place on sprayed baking sheet, not touching.





6
Bake 20 - 30 minutes
2
Fry country ham slices a few minutes each side. Set aside to cool.
3
Split biscuits . Cut country ham into smaller pieces.
Put ham on biscuit and add a small dollop of jalapeno pepper jelly, then add biscuit top.
Good served warm or room temp.
4
For a breakfast/brunch treat , add a sunny-side-up quail egg to sammie !