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Cheddar Drop Biscuits

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Cheddar Drop Biscuits —cheesy, garlicky, buttery one bowl biscuits. These biscuits are easy to make and easier to devour.

drop biscuits on a plate vertical

These Cheddar Drop Biscuits are so simple and delicious. No kneading. No rolling. You don’t even have to worry about being meticulous with measuring. One bowl to mix the dough then you literally just drop scoops on to a baking sheet. They bake quickly and taste amazing.

Recipe to serve with cheddar drop biscuits

cheese biscuit broken

Perfect for any menu from brunch to dinner. These biscuits are excellent with Cheesy Scrambled Eggs, a delicious Collard Greens and Feta Omelet, or a Cheesy Tater Tot Casserole.

What you need to make Cheddar Drop Biscuits 

cheese biscuits ingredients

All-purpose flour
Mild cheddar or sharp
Whole milk
Salted butter
Baking powder and baking soda
Garlic powder
Salt
Parsley flakes
Mixing bowls
Pastry cutter
Baking sheet

drop biscuit unbaked

The difference between traditional biscuits and drop biscuits is drop biscuits don’t have the same flaky layers as traditional biscuits. They have a more crumbly texture. This drop biscuit recipe has a delicious cheesy butter garlic flavor. You can reduce or eliminate the garlic altogether if you wish.

How to make cheesy drop biscuits

cutting butter into flour

To start you will add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, garlic if using, salt, and parsley flakes to a mixing bowl and whisk.

adding cheddar to a bowl

Cut the butter into the flour and toss in the cheese.

pouring milk into the dough

Next, add the milk and stir using a regular dinner fork until combined.

cheese biscuit dough in a scoop

Drop spoonfuls of dough on a lightly sprayed or buttered baking sheet and brush with more garlic butter if desired.

a tray of biscuits

Bake at 400 degrees for 12-14 minutes. 

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*This recipe was updated on 8/30/2020 for a revised recipe and improved content. It was first posted on 9/10/2019.*

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Cheddar Drop Biscuits

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Cheddar Drop Biscuits—cheesy, garlicky, buttery one bowl biscuits. These biscuits are easy to make and easier to devour.
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:14 mins
Total Time:24 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 c mild cheddar or sharp
  • 1 1/2 c whole milk
  • 1/2 c salted butter cubed
  • 1/4 c salted butter melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tsp garlic powder divided
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp parsley flakes

Instructions

  • Start by whisking flour, baking powder, baking soda, 2 teaspoons of garlic powder, salt, and parsley flakes to a mixing bowl. Cut the butter cubes into the flour using a pastry cutter or forks. Toss the mixture with the cheese.
  • Next, add the milk and stir using a regular dinner fork until combined.
  • Drop spoonful of batter on a lightly sprayed or buttered baking sheet. Mix the remaining 1 teaspoon of garlic powder with the melted butter. Brush the biscuits with the garlic butter as desired. Bake at 400 degrees for 12-14 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 497mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Iron: 1mg
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: biscuits, cheddar, cheese, easy, quick
Servings: 10 Biscuits
Calories: 285kcal
Author: Ty

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