Drop Biscuits

My kids love biscuits. Last night they ate a full dozen before I could get dinner on the table! And homemade are so yummy! And so much tastier and healthier than the kind the Doughboy makes — even if you get them for a quarter a can.

While it’s nice to make the fluffy cut-out kind, drop biscuits are much easier and hold much less room for error. This recipe is a great one to make into a mix. Simply combine the dry ingredients in a ziptop bag, mark with wet ingredients to add and baking instructions and you’re ready to whip up a batch at a moment’s notice.

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Comments

  1. Can you use regular flour (all purpose) and regular Wheat Flour instead of unbleached and wheat pastry flour? I already have all purpose and Wheat flour and would love a simple recipe for Baking Mix.
    Thanks :-)

    • Jessica says:

      Yes, that should be fine. They’ll be denser, though, with the reg whole wheat. Maybe change the proportion a little?

  2. could I use cocunut oil instead of olive oil?

  3. I just made these in a Rachael Ray soup recipe as dumplings, and they were terrific! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Elizabeth says:

    I’m planning on making these tonight and was thinking of doing little bacon, egg, and cheese sandwiches on biscuits. Are these biscuits dry enough to actually use a cookie cutter versus just dropping them? If not, can I just add more flour to make them drier? I’m afraid they won’t slice well if I don’t shape them more. Thank you!

    • Jessica says:

      Just reduce the amount of liquid by about 1/4 cup.

      • Elizabeth says:

        Thank you! FYI, I did not get an automatic email that you replied to my comment. I saw a comment on another post where you were asking someone about that and thought I’d pass it along.

  5. Are these mixes something I can prepare and put in a freezer bag and freeze? How long do you think it would stay good?

  6. Great idea to have the mix on hand. I will use these for with my leftover pot pie mixture tonight. :)

  7. I make something similar to these biscuits. They’re drop biscuits made with nothing but milk, self-rising flour, and mayo. It’s a Southern thang. I got the recipe from All Recipes. You might want to try them. Mayo Drop Biscuits, I think. :)

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