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Cheesy Drop Biscuits Recipe

Cheesy Drop Biscuits Recipe

I wanted to capture the flavor of cheese biscuits from a popular restaurant. So I took my favorite buttermilk biscuit recipe and added to it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • Additional Parmesan cheese, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add cheeses.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine buttermilk and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls 2 in. apart onto a greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.
  • 3. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 10 biscuits.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 176 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 392 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Reviews for Cheesy Drop Biscuits

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Minai 241724
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2016

"Excellent recipe. Family loved it; we have these with chili or soup on cold days :)"

angela32 234900
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2015

"These were very good. I didn't have buttermilk on hand, so I soured some milk with vinegar. My family really liked them."

meliss.beyer 30985
Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"These biscuits were very easy to make. I found this recipe on here for my 7th grade Home and Careers class to make for part of their biscuit lab. The kids really enjoyed the recipe. I had them make them smaller so that there would be more, but other than that, they followed the recipe exactly. If I were to make them at home, I think I would add garlic salt to the tops before baking them for a little extra flavor. Other than that, I thought that they were very good."

IslandWife 89130
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2014

"My family said, "Amazing!" These were so easy, and tasty. Thanks for sharing!"

sbnelson 73497
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2013

"Easy and good. My kids loved them!"

wasoongu 32805
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2013

"Quick, soft, and flavorful. Pretty much fool-proof!"

chewyoreo 80789
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2012

"flavor is amazing and wonderful as topping for chicken pot pie!"

kdame1981 73495
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2012

"I brushed the tops with a little melted butter and minced garlic....highly recommended recipe. My family loves it!"

bakergirl819 204408
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

"This has become a favorite in my family! They are soooooo easy to make and delicious! These are absolutely fool-proof and that's coming from someone who has found a way to mess up just about every recipe!"

mommalee 37374
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2010

"I struggle with fatigue and this recipe was very quick and easy. They disappeared before lunch was even heated and the comment was that they sure tasted like those you get in a certain restaurant. Yum!"

rottensocks 90331
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2010

"So easy and very good - will be a staple for pot lucks at work."

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