Apple-Topped Biscuits

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 20 min.


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 14, 2022
Sharon Rose Ristich of Rochester, New York creates a tasty fruit topping for convenient refrigerated biscuits. “I usually double this recipe and put it in two pie plates to serve a crowd,” she says. “It really isn't hard to make the topping, but in a pinch, you can substitute canned apple pie filling instead,” she suggests.


  • 3 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tube (16.3 ounces) large refrigerated buttermilk biscuits


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the apples, sugar, tapioca, lemon juice, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Let stand for 15 minutes. Cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until apples are tender.
  2. Transfer apple mixture to a greased 9-in. pie plate. Place biscuits over apples. Bake at 375° for 18-20 minutes or until biscuits are browned. Immediately invert onto a serving plate.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 247 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 610mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.