Bisquick Biscuits

Bisquick is the cheat code for bakers. Making fluffy and delicious tasting biscuits can be done in minutes with Bisquick. Other brands could take you hours just to get the same results. All you need are a couple of ingredients and about 15 minutes to get your morning started right.

Freshly baked biscuits are unbeatable in both smell and taste. They’re light, full of flavor, and absolutely delicious.

Bisquick is your ticket to perfectly flaky biscuits, every time. This mix can be used to make practically anything with just a few extra ingredients. In fact, this biscuit recipe is so easy to make all you need is some milk!

You’ll feel like you’re doing something wrong because these biscuits are so easy to make. No need to worry though, the recipe is really just that easy.

The next time you want to impress your friends and family with a delicious breakfast or dinner, try this recipe out. It’s healthy and hearty, and sure to be a hit!


Easy to Make Your Own! This recipe has plenty of room for customization!

Flavors and Smells! Few smells compare to the scent of baking bread or biscuits. And they taste pretty good, too!

Easy to Size! These biscuits can be made large or small, depending on your preference!


You’ll be hard-pressed to find another recipe as delicious and simple to make as Bisquick biscuits. All you’ll need is two ingredients to get started.

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  • 2 ¼ cups Bisquick Baking Mix – Because Bisquick has ingredients like baking powder and soda, it’s like having everything you need all packed into one bottle! This will cut time when you’re shopping as well as when you are cooking.
  • ⅔ cup Milk – Although you can use pretty much any milk you want, the extra fat in whole milk tends to make the biscuits have more flavor and coat your mouth with deliciousness.


Cheddar Cheese and Chives – Cheddar bay biscuit is a favorite of families all across the world! Not only that, but you can have cheddar biscuits with pretty much any dish you want! Try chives, sour cream, ham, or bacon pieces to add something special to your biscuits that will make everyone want a second serving.

Garlic Powder and Parmesan – Spice up your next Italian meal with these classic flavors! If you really want to make this side stand out, mix in some chopped basil to your biscuits! Another option is to brush some freshly melted butter on top of your golden biscuits to give them some extra flavor explosion.

Rosemary – I love the taste of rosemary, so I try to add it to as many dishes as possible when cooking and biscuits provide the perfect vehicle for my cravings. For the most prominent flavor, sauté a sprig or 2 in a couple of tablespoons of butter for 3-4 minutes to release the oils before adding it to your batter. Otherwise, you might not get as strong of a rosemary flavor as you’re looking for.


For this delectable homemade Bisquick mix, you will need the following items: a baking sheet, mixing bowl, and measuring cups. Plain and simple, this is a drop biscuit and it doesn’t need any extra special treatment like kneading or rolling out! They’ll come out perfect just by sticking them in the oven.

  1. Before cooking, set your oven to 450℉ (232℃). While you’re waiting for your oven to heat up, go ahead and add a baking sheet to your baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together 2 ¼ cups Bisquick baking mix and ⅔ cup milk until it starts to form into a sticky doughy substance.
  3. Take a tablespoon and start scooping out a generous portion of sticky dough on your baking sheet. Make sure to leave half an inch in between each biscuit so they have time to grow.
  4. Different-sized biscuits will require different cooking times. Put your pan on the center rack of the oven and back anywhere from 8-12 minutes. You’ll know the Bisquick biscuits are done when they have a golden brown coloring on the outside.
  5. After the biscuits are done cooking, let them cool on the baking sheet for approximately 5 minutes so they can be eaten without burning your mouth.

These Bisquick drop biscuits are perfect for any meal! Enjoy them with some butter and jam, or as part of a breakfast sandwich. If you’re looking for an easy-packed lunch, try making a ham and cheese sandwich.


  • The cooking time for larger biscuits will be longer than that of smaller biscuits. For example, 6 large biscuits typically take about 12-14 minutes to cook fully.
  • Biscuits that are smaller in size will cook faster. 8 biscuits will be done cooking within 8-10 minutes.


Keep your leftovers fresher for longer by reducing their exposure to air. with smaller amounts of leftovers, just put them in a plastic bag and try to take all the air out. Larger amounts of leftovers might require an airtight container.

Biscuits stored on the counter will last 3 to 4 days while those in the fridge can be eaten up to a week later.

You can keep them in the freezer to make them last 2-3 months longer. When you’re ready to eat them, just thaw them out to room temperature and heat in the microwave if needed.


Try to always make sure your biscuits are wrapped in a damp paper towel to make sure the biscuits don’t try out. It typically only takes around 20 seconds to heat up.

If you have a little more time to heat them up, try putting everything on a baking sheet in the oven at 350 degrees for about 5 minutes. Check on them constantly to make sure they aren’t drying out.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make drop biscuits using Bisquick?

To make drop biscuits using Bisquick, you’ll need 2 cups of Bisquick mix, 2/3 cup of milk, and 1/4 cup of unsalted butter. Preheat your oven to 450°F (232°C). Combine the Bisquick mix, milk, and melted butter in a mixing bowl, stirring until a sticky dough forms. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto an ungreased baking sheet about two inches apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the biscuits are golden-brown.

What adjustments can I make to improve my Bisquick biscuits?

You can improve your Bisquick biscuits by making a few adjustments:

  1. Add cold butter pieces to the Bisquick mix before adding the milk to create a flakier texture.
  2. Add ingredients like grated cheese, herbs, or bacon bits to enhance the flavor.
  3. Use buttermilk or cream instead of milk for a richer biscuit.
  4. Brush the tops of the biscuits with melted butter before baking for a more savory taste.

Can Bisquick biscuits be cooked in an air fryer?

Yes, you can cook Bisquick biscuits in an air fryer. Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (177°C). Drop spoonfuls of biscuit dough onto air fryer parchment paper or a greased air fryer basket, leaving space between each biscuit. Cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the biscuits are golden-brown and cooked through, checking for doneness with a toothpick.

Are there any alternatives for milk in Bisquick biscuit recipes?

If you need a milk alternative for your Bisquick biscuit recipe, you can use almond, soy, or oat milk instead of dairy milk. Using buttermilk or heavy cream will give the biscuits a richer taste and creamier texture.

How can I make cheddar biscuits using Bisquick?

To make cheddar biscuits using Bisquick, add 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese to the basic biscuit recipe. You can also add in 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/4 teaspoon onion powder for added flavor. Bake following the original recipe’s instructions, and brush the warm biscuits with melted butter mixed with minced garlic and chopped parsley, if desired.

What can be done to ensure my Bisquick biscuits are fluffy?

To ensure fluffy Bisquick biscuits, follow these tips:

  1. Make sure your Bisquick mix is fresh and has been stored properly.
  2. Measure ingredients accurately, as excessive Bisquick mix or milk can affect the biscuit’s texture.
  3. Do not overmix the dough, which can lead to tough biscuits.
  4. Use cold butter pieces in the Bisquick mix to create a flakier texture.
  5. Allow the biscuits to rest for a few minutes before baking to help them rise more evenly.

Bisquick Biscuits

You will be amazed at how simple these Bisquick biscuits are to make, and why they are such a treasured ingredient for bakers! Imagine having fluffy biscuits in just 15 minutes with only 2 ingredients!!
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 157 kcal


  • Baking sheet
  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring Cups


  • 2 ¼ cups Bisquick baking mix
  • cup whole milk


  • Before you begin, set your oven to 450°F (232°C). While the oven is heating up, grab a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. This will keep your biscuits from sticking to the bottom of the pan so when you take them off the pan they won't be ruined.
  • In a big bowl, whisk the Bisquick baking mix and milk until it's combined and a sticky dough forms.
  • Use a tablespoon and drop hefty portions onto your baking sheet leaving a half inch in between each one. If you leave them too close together they can grow into each other and be harder to cut and may not cook evenly.
  • Once you have placed the homemade biscuits on the middle rack of your oven, bake them for 8-12 minutes. The Bisquick biscuits are ready when they are a light golden brown.
  • Let the biscuits cool when you take them out of the oven for 5 minutes before removing them from the baking sheet to avoid burning yourself. The DIY Bisquick biscuits are best served warm, but they're also lovely cooled completely.


Larger biscuits in size can take anywhere from 12-14 minutes to cook. This typically involves 6 biscuits.
Smaller-sized biscuits will only take 8-10 minutes to cook. You'll have somewhere around 8 biscuits when making them smaller.


Calories: 157kcalCarbohydrates: 22gCholesterol: 3mg
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