Oatmeal Biscuits Recipe

Read Reviews
5 3 3
Publisher Photo
This recipe has been in the family for generations, and my sister and I make these biscuits often for our families. When I bake them first thing in the morning, the house soon smells delicious.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 15 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 3/4 cup milk

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 180 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 304mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in oats and milk just until moistened.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Roll out to 3/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. Yield: 15 biscuits.
Originally published as Oatmeal Biscuits in Best of Country Breads 2000, p104

Reviews for Oatmeal Biscuits

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
milltownt User ID: 1064713 246520
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2016

"They are great! Had someone ask for the recipe once she tried them."

LeighSunshine User ID: 7379953 31312
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2014

"Love these ! A little sweet, but not as sweet as a cookie, but rich and crumbly. I used butter as my shortening - yum."

cbarron User ID: 1946859 105811
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2010

"These biscuits were great! They were sweet like a cookie but flaky like a biscuit. My family loved them!"

Loading Image