Drop Biscuits

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Drop biscuits are just about the easiest and best thing that you can serve with breakfast.

Here is the recipe from the Bisquick box, which is just about perfect. I do like, however, to sometimes add shredded cheddar cheese or chives.

Biscuits and Gravy Recipe

Basic Drop Biscuits


  1. 1 CU Bisquick
  2. 1/3 CU milk
  3. Mix and drop onto ungreased baking pan
  4. Bake at 400 for about 12-15 minutes

For Corn Dogs add 2 TBL corn meal to the above recipe. Roll dough flat, cut into wedges, wrap around hot dogs.  Bake as directed above.

Garlic Cheese Drop Biscuits


  • 2 cups Original Bisquick® mix
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Heat oven to 450ºF.
  2. Stir Bisquick mix, milk and cheese until soft dough forms.
  3. Drop dough by 9 spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Stir together butter and garlic powder; brush over warm biscuits.

Grandpa’s Biscuits


  • 1 CU Bisquick
  • 2 stalks of chives – diced
  • 1/4 CU softened butter
  • (mix above lightly together)
  • 1/4 CU Sour Cream
  • 1/2 CU Buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F
  2. Combine (fold) all gently until soft and sticky – DO NOT OVER MIX
    – If too sticky or wet, add more Bisquick
    – If too dry, add ONE tablespoon of milk
  3. Lightly flower your baking surface (preferably a baking stone)
  4. For drop biscuits
    – Pull off golf-ball sized chunks and let drop on baking surfaceBiscuit
    – You can moush into shape, but do not roll.  They should be rustic.
  5. For more traditional biscuits
    Pull off smaller than golf-ball sized chunks and roll lightly into balls
    – Flatten slightly, then place onto baking surface
  6. Brush top of bottom later lightly with butter
  7. Roll another and place it on top of the first layer
  8. Press them together
  9. Bake at 400º for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown

Drop Biscuits from Scratch


  • 2 CU All Purpose Flour
  • 1 TBL Baking Powder
  • 1 TBL Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
    (sift above five together)
  • 1/4 CU cold butter
  • 1/2 C cold shortening
    (cut above into dry ingredients)
  • 1/2 CU Sour Cream
  • 1/2 CU Buttermilk


  1. Sift together dry ingredients
  2. In separate bowl, mix wet ingredients
  3. Cut in shortening and butter into dry ingredients
  4. Combine (fold) all together gently – DO NOT OVER MIX
  5. Drop small chunks onto baking stone
  6. Bake @ 350-400º degrees for about 12-15 minutes


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