Crusty Dinner Biscuits Recipe
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Crusty Dinner Biscuits Recipe

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These biscuits bake up with golden crusty outsides and moist and tender vegetables dish we both enjoy.—Sharon McClatchey, Muskogee, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Half-and-half cream or milk, optional
  • Butter and/or honey

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 108 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 274 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Combine milk and oil; pour over dry ingredients and stir just until moistened.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 5-6 times. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet.
  3. Brush tops with cream if desired. Bake at 425° for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with butter and/or honey. Yield: 6 biscuits.
Originally published as Crusty Dinner Biscuits in Taste of Home October/November 1999, p10

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Reviewed Sep. 11, 2015

"We loved these! Quick and easy. I used fat free milk and olive oil. I did not roll but dropped right onto a greased cookie sheet, and I did not brush the tops. They turned out great. Thanks for submitting!"

Reviewed Jul. 15, 2013

"The perfect little biscuit. It will definitely be my go to biscuit recipe!"

Reviewed Aug. 27, 2012

"Quick and Easy - These would go well with just about anything. It was just what I was looking for. I think they tasted better (and had a MUCH better texture) than the ones I used to make with baking mix."

Reviewed Nov. 22, 2010

"Quick and Easy! I add 1tbsp of sugar to sweeten the mix a bit. Great base recipe for add-ins!"

Reviewed Aug. 7, 2010

"Delicious quick and easy to make biscuits. Good served with jams or with savory dishes too."

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