Honey Biscuits Recipe
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Honey Biscuits Recipe

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These lightly sweet biscuits are a great complement to all sorts of stews, soups, and chilies. Monterey Jack cheese adds an extra layer of flavor in these flaky bites.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 7 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon cold butter, divided
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 314 calories, 18g fat (11g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 714mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in 1/2 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk and cheese until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 5-6 times. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  3. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine honey and remaining butter. Microwave on high until melted. Brush over biscuits. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Honey Biscuits in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p7

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Smaldonado User ID: 8714751 250589
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2016

"The texture is just right. My kids loved them. I didn't have the Monterrey Jack Cheese on hand so I used Sharp Cheddar and I brushed the honey after I baked them and still it was awesome. Will make them again!"

islandliz User ID: 2189052 94326
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2009

"Yum! We loved these."

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