Tasty Country Bacon Gravy with Easy Homemade Biscuits Recipe

This Country Bacon Gravy with Easy Homemade Biscuits recipe is a twist on the classic country sausage gravy and biscuits.  We used bacon instead!

COUNTRY BACON GRAVY WITH EASY HOMEMADE BISCUITS
Let’s make some Country Bacon Gravy with Easy Homemade Biscuits.

Let’s make some Country Bacon Gravy with Easy Homemade Biscuits

When it comes to traditional stuff, sometimes we tend to mix and match. With this tasty recipe, we experimented and are delighted that bacon and biscuits actually matched perfectly!

There are two parts to this recipe. The first will be how to make the biscuits, then we’ll make the country bacon gravy. Now, let’s dig in to the recipe!

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COUNTRY BACON GRAVY WITH EASY HOMEMADE BISCUITS Recipe ingredients

For the gravy

  • 8 oz bacon
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian blend seasoning

For the biscuits

  • 1 stick of cold butter, cubed
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk
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Let’s go baking!

PART 1: Directions in making EASY HOMEMADE BISCUITS Recipe

Step 1

To make the biscuits, preheat the oven to 425.

Step 2

Start by adding the cold cubed butter to a food processor with one cup of flour. Pulse until the mixture is crumbly. Add the remaining flour and all dry ingredients.  Pulse again 3-4 times to combine.

Step 3

Pour the biscuit mixture into a large bowl, gradually add the milk while stirring. The dough will be thick, but should not be dry and crumbly. If you need more milk, add 1 tablespoon at a time.

Step 4

Once dough can be shaped into a ball, in the bowl without being sticky, it is the right consistency. Dust a hard, flat surface with flour and roll the dough out to 1 inch thick.

COUNTRY BACON GRAVY WITH EASY HOMEMADE BISCUITS
Golden brown biscuits!

Step 5

Cut with circle cutters.  Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.  Our 4″ circle cutters made 8 biscuits.

PART 2: Directions in making COUNTRY BACON GRAVY

Step 1

To make the gravy, place bacon strips on a sheet pan and bake in the oven at 425 until crispy, roughly chop and set aside.

Step 2

Add butter to a skillet, heat on medium-low until melted. Add the flour, stir until smooth. Add the bacon and seasonings.

Step 3

Pour in the milk, increase heat to medium-high and whisk until combined.

Step 4

Cook until gravy starts to thicken reduce to simmer.

COUNTRY BACON GRAVY WITH EASY HOMEMADE BISCUITS
Spoon gravy over warm biscuits.

Step 5

Simmer for about 5 minutes. Spoon gravy over warm biscuits.

How we love this recipe

This would be awesome to make as a “breakfast for dinner” meal and this really is a nice change from sausage gravy.  Homemade gravy can have a learning curve when making it, but don’t give up, this one is worth it!

Yield: 4 servings

Tasty Country Bacon Gravy with Easy Homemade Biscuits

COUNTRY BACON GRAVY WITH EASY HOMEMADE BISCUITS

This tasty Country Bacon Gravy with Easy Homemade Biscuits recipe will surely be a big hit to your family. We used bacon instead of sausage too. It's a breath of fresh air! My favorite part is actually making my very own biscuits. Let's get cooking!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

Gravy Ingredients

  • 8 oz bacon
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian blend seasoning

Biscuits Ingredients

  • 1 stick of cold butter, cubed
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk

Instructions

Directions in Making the Biscuits

  1. Preheat the oven to 425.
  2. Start by adding the cold cubed butter to a food processor with one cup of flour. Pulse until mixture is crumbly. Add the remaining flour and all dry ingredients. Pulse again 3-4 times to combine.
  3. Pour the biscuit mixture into a large bowl , gradually add the milk while stirring. Dough will be thick, but should not be dry and crumbly. If you need more milk, add 1 tablespoon at a time.
  4. Once dough can be shaped into a ball, in the bowl without being sticky, it is the right consistency.  
  5. Dust a hard, flat surface with flour and roll the dough out to 1 inch thick.  Cut with circle cutters.
  6. Place on cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.  

Directions in Making the Gravy

  1. Place bacon strips on sheet pan and bake in the oven on 425F until crispy (around 5 minutes), roughly chop and set aside.
  2. Add butter to a skillet, heat  on medium low until melted. Add  the flour, stir until smooth. Add the bacon and seasonings.
  3. Pour in the milk, increase heat to medium-high and whisk until combined.
  4. Cook until gravy starts to thicken reduce to simmer.
  5. Simmer for about 5 minutes.  Spoon gravy over warm biscuits.

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