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An overhead picture of the finished Cheese Drop Biscuits on a baking sheet.
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Cheese Drop Biscuits

These Cheese Drop Biscuits are a family recipe we’ve been making for decades. They’re cheesy, easy to make and go with almost any main dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cooling Time5 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: biscuits, cheddar cheese
Servings: 20 people
Calories: 108kcal
Cost: $2.18

Equipment

  • baking sheet
  • whisk
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • mixing bowl
  • measuring cups
  • mixing spoon
  • Measuring spoons
  • 2 Tablespoon Cookie scoop
  • pastry cutter

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 6 Tablespoons salted butter at room temperature
  • ¾ cup milk anything but skim
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ cups grated sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

PREP OVEN AND BAKING SHEET:

  • Move the oven rack to the middle position and preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

MAKE BISCUIT DOUGH:

  • In a large bowl whisk together flour and baking powder.
  • Add butter to the bowl and use a pastry cutter to cut the butter into the flour mixture until it only has small lumps.
  • In a liquid measuring cup, whisk together the milk and the egg.
  • Add it to the flour mixture along with the cheddar cheese.
  • Stir until moistened. Don’t overmix!

DROP BISCUITS:

  • Use a cookie scoop or spoons to drop 1 ½ - 2 tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheet.

BAKE AND COOL:

  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until slightly brown around the edges.
  • Cool for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

Serving: 1biscuit | Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 217IU | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 1mg