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Cheddar Drop Biscuits Recipe

Bakers of any skill level can make these savory biscuits because there's no rolling and cutting. The heavenly biscuits are filled with the fabulous flavor of cheese, butter and garlic.—Marlana Barousse, Carriere, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:18 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups self-rising flour
  • 3/4 cup cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1-1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cream and cheese just until moistened.
  • 2. Drop dough by 1/8 cupfuls 2 in. apart onto a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Brush half of oil mixture over biscuits.
  • 3. Bake at 450° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with remaining oil mixture. Serve warm. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: As a substitute for each cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1 cup.

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit equals 189 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

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