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two cheddar biscuits with chives on a plate. One is cut in half with a pad of melted butter on top.
Cheddar Biscuit Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Soft, savory, flaky, and filled with cheddar cheese and chives - these Cheddar and Chive Biscuits are unbelievably easy to make and can be ready in just 20 minutes!
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, roll
Servings: 12 biscuits
Calories: 182 kcal
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter cut into small pieces
  • 3/4 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 3/4 cup milk
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in the butter using a pastry blender or two knives, until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs and the pieces of butter are no bigger than pea sized.
  3. Toss the cheddar cheese and chives with the dry ingredients until well distributed.
  4. Add the milk and gently stir until just combined (the dough may be a little rough and shaggy, and that’s okay!).
  5. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat into a rectangle that is about 6 inches by 9 inches. Fold each side of the dough over the middle (like you’re folding a letteand pat out again to about 6 x 9 inches. Cut biscuits out of the dough using desired size of biscuit cutter, or cut the dough into twelve equal sized squares.
  6. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
Cheddar Biscuit Recipe
Amount Per Serving (12 biscuits)
Calories 182
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.