Flaky Whole Wheat Biscuits Recipe
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Flaky Whole Wheat Biscuits Recipe

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Whole wheat flour gives these biscuits a nutty, homey flavor. Ever since I started making these, white flour biscuits just don't taste as good! Pair them with soup or slather them with whipped cream and sweetened berries for a dessert treat. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1 cup 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit: 144 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 417mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times.
  2. Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 425° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 10 biscuits.
Originally published as Flaky Whole Wheat Biscuits in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2012, p240

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kfnb User ID: 8771061 258361
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2016

"This is a really good biscuit recipe. I will make them again."

DMARA44 User ID: 8582997 244724
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"Good recipe. Needed no adjustment. Served with soup. Very good"

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