If you’ve got canned biscuits in your fridge, you’ve got the makings of a hearty main dish meal. But first, you need some canned biscuit recipes, and we’ve got you covered.
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If you’re like most of us, you probably have a couple of cans of biscuits in the fridge. If not, go out and buy some because you’re going to love all the delicious stuff you can make with this easy refrigerated dough. From desserts to main dishes, there’s something for everyone.
Recipes with biscuits are all over the internet, and we’ve pulled together some of our favorite recipes using canned biscuits.
With Pillsbury biscuits recipes (or Grands biscuit recipes), you can have breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert on the table in no time at all.
Are you ready for the best dinner ideas with biscuits? Let’s check out these 35 recipes for can biscuits.
Do you love garlic and butter? Who doesn’t, right?
To make these little golden wonders, you’re going to put pieces of mozzarella cheese inside the biscuit dough and bake them.
Pizza dough made out of biscuit dough? Well, of course!
For this yummy bubble up pizza, you can use whatever toppings you like. Just be sure to use plenty of melty mozzarella cheese.
Anytime we can bring Mexican flavor into a recipe list, it’s a good day. And this enchilada casserole made with biscuit dough is good enough for your Taco Tuesday tradition.
In addition to the biscuit dough, you need ground beef, enchilada sauce, taco seasoning, cheddar cheese, cilantro, and guacamole.
These decadent cream cheese muffins and danishes are perfect for an elegant brunch and weekend treat.
To make these muffins, you need cream cheese, granulated sugar, jumbo flaky biscuits, vanilla extract, and a can of pie filling (cherry, apple, strawberry, etc…)
Fried pies may be one of the first canned biscuits recipe ideas ever discovered.
Many of us can remember our grandmothers rolling out buttermilk biscuit dough from their favorite biscuit recipe to make these delicate and tasty fried pies made with a can of pie filling. But with canned biscuits, there’s no need to make homemade biscuits.
You can use whatever type of pie filling you like for these little pies, or try chocolate pudding for an extra rich treat. Dust with powdered sugar.
When the weekend comes and the kids want donuts for breakfast, you don’t have to leave the house and head to your favorite donut shop. Simply whip up some homemade donuts with canned biscuits.
These sugar and cinnamon biscuits will disappear before your eyes. The recipe calls for frying them in oil, but you can bake these doughnuts or air fry them.
We can’t get enough of cheese-stuffed biscuit dough, and these cheese bombs are so easy to make.
You can use any type of cheese, but we love making these with melty mozzarella cheese. You can even use string cheese, so it’s already cut up for you.
You can think of this recipe as a type of monkey bread, but this coffee cake is so much more complex and flavorful.
For this coffee cake, you can use chocolate chips, cinnamon, powdered sugar, brown sugar, and walnuts as written. You can also substitute some fruit for the chocolate chips.
With the flavor of hot breakfast sausage and some cheddar cheese, you can have tasty little nuggets of deliciousness to serve for breakfast or brunch.
But these little sausage bites are also delicious as finger food appetizers or for a light dinner.
When you’re craving buttery garlic cheese bread, you can whip up this delicious and easy loaf that’s made with canned biscuits.
This bread is loaded with flavor and the outside is deliciously caramelized. For this bread, you need melted butter, Italian herbs, garlic powder, and parmesan cheese.
These garlic parmesan knots are perfect, and they’re super easy to make using Pillsbury biscuit dough.
Other ingredients are unsalted butter, parmesan cheese, garlic powder, dried parsley, dried oregano, and sea salt. Serve this bread with melted butter or garlic butter.
Cinnamon rolls are time-consuming to make, but you can whip up your own version of that tasty cinnamon roll flavor with refrigerated biscuits.
To make these cinnamon roll bites, you need melted butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon. For the glaze, use melted butter, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract.
Garlic, parmesan cheese, and butter are the Three Muskateers, and these biscuits are the proof.
For this easy recipe for garlic biscuits, you need garlic powder, melted butter, fresh parsley flakes (or dried parsley), and freshly grated parmesan cheese. To reheat these biscuits, you can use your air fryer to get them nice and crispy.
Have you ever wanted a cheeseburger but didn’t have any hamburger buns in the house? No problem if you’re got canned biscuits!
These tasty little cheeseburger bites are perfect for an easy dinner or quick lunch. They also make great appetizers or finger foods.
Who doesn’t love a one pot meal? With this delicious chicken pot pie made in a skillet, you can’t go wrong.
For this recipe, we recommend using a heavy skillet like a cast-iron skillet. Ingredients include potatoes, onion, carrots, celery, flour, chicken broth, heavy cream, frozen corn, frozen peas, and garlic.
Do you love the flavor of buffalo wings? You can bring this classic flavor home in a casserole when you use canned biscuit dough.
For this casserole recipe, you need shredded chicken (rotisserie chicken works!), a can of diced tomatoes, celery, cayenne pepper sauce (or other buffalo hot sauce), ranch dressing, and mozzarella cheese.
It’s incredibly easy to make homemade breadsticks if you use biscuit dough.
These breadsticks are made with Italian cheese, Italian seasoning, garlic, and butter. Serve them with melted butter.
Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? For some of us, it means missing tasty beignets at Cafe du Monde.
The good news is that you can make your own beignets at home using canned biscuits and powdered sugar. How easy is that?
This apple pie casserole made with canned biscuit dough is perfect for potluck dinners, holiday gatherings, or just a sweet brunch side dish.
You can also make this apple pie casserole in your Instant Pot.
20. Ham Potato Puffs
Do you have some leftover ham and mashed potatoes from a holiday dinner? If so, you’ve got the makings of some delicious breakfast or brunch treats the next day.
This recipe calls for cheddar cheese, mashed potatoes, diced ham, garlic powder, green onion (scallions), and canned biscuits.
There’s no need to pay for pricey chicken biscuit sandwiches at drive-through windows when you can make these beauties in your own kitchen.
To make this recipe even easier, try using frozen cooked chicken breasts such as Aldi’s famous red bag chicken. Top with jelly or pickles.
Kids of all ages love sloppy joes, and this casserole makes good use of a can of Manwich sloppy joe sauce.
There are also pork and beans in this casserole, so you’re getting lots of protein and goodness. Other ingredients are canned corn (or frozen corn), bell pepper, and onion.
Monkey bread is one of the most beloved canned biscuit recipes of all time and with good reason.
To make cinnamon monkey bread, all you need to do is pull apart canned biscuits. The only other ingredients you need are cinnamon, sugar, brown sugar, and butter.
There’s something so satisfying about the delicious combination of ham and cheese, and these biscuit sliders hit the spot.
For these biscuits, you need sliced ham, Swiss cheese, melted butter, and honey.
These biscuits are an excellent breakfast and brunch, you can also whip these easy biscuits up for a light lunch or appetizer.
Everyone loves the taste of buttery homemade pretzels, and you can get that exact same flavor with refrigerated biscuit dough.
To make these pretzel bites, you need canned biscuit dough, water, baking soda, an egg, coarse salt like kosher salt, and your favorite cheese sauce or honey mustard sauce.
When you bite into these little biscuit bites, you’ll encounter delicious melty cheese and succulent ham.
This recipe has just three ingredients: ham slices, cheddar cheese, and canned biscuits. You can use leftover ham or ham from the deli for these biscuits.
Homemade dumplings are super easy to make, but in a pinch, why not use canned biscuit dough to make this delicious chicken soup and other easy recipes?
This is a great recipe for novice chefs who are just learning how to cook because they can make these chicken and dumplings with canned biscuits and a rotisserie chicken. You can also make Instant Pot chicken and dumplings.
Strawberry shortcake is a beloved summer dessert when strawberries are in season, and you can make the best strawberry shortcake with flaky biscuit dough and a few ingredients.
For this easy strawberry shortcake, you need canned biscuits, butter, sugar, fresh strawberries, vanilla extract, and heavy cream (if you want to make homemade whipped cream).
With this quick and easy recipe for a classic chicken a la king, you can have an elegant dinner on the table in no time at all.
For this recipe, you need red bell pepper, cooked chicken (leftover rotisserie chicken is OK), extra virgin olive oil, onion, cream of mushroom soup, and frozen peas.
Who can ever forget the chicken pot pie of their childhood? This delicious pot pie is made by popping fluffy biscuits atop a creamy chicken and sauce mixture.
To make this easy chicken pot pie, you need chicken broth, chicken breasts, butter, onion, celery, carrots, garlic, onion powder, thyme, rosemary, sage, flour, half and half, soy sauce, frozen peas, and bouillon. You can also use frozen biscuits to make this chicken pot pie.
Wait, garlic-flavored monkey bread? You betcha!
This garlic bread is made in muffin tins, so they’re like little rolls you can serve with pasta or alone as a light appetizer.
To make these garlic muffins, you need garlic cloves, parmesan cheese, melted butter, dried parsley, and biscuit dough.
How does bite-sized monkey bread sound to you? We’re in love with these tasty little nuggets of cinnamon sugar biscuit dough.
Like most of our recipes on this list, this recipe is super easy and has just three ingredients: biscuit dough, cinnamon sugar, and melted butter.
If you need to feed a bunch of kiddos, you can whip up some crowd-pleasing mini pizza in minutes.
This pizza also makes excellent appetizers for parties or game-day snacks. All you need is canned biscuits, pepperoni slices, shredded mozzarella cheese, and a jar of store-bought pizza sauce or pasta sauce.
How do you make monkey bread even more fun? Whip up these delicious and addictive monkey bread muffins!
To make these muffins, you need the same basic ingredients that you use for monkey bread: cinnamon (or cinnamon sugar), melted butter, canned biscuit dough, dark brown sugar, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract.
Whether you need a quick breakfast option or an elegant brunch entree, these little treats made with breakfast sausage and biscuit dough will save you.
You can make these biscuit cups in advance and freeze them, too. Cheddar cheese makes them extra yummy.
Now that you’ve got this amazing list of buttermilk biscuits in a can recipes, check out the video below for some canned biscuit recipes that don’t require an oven.
Our 35+ BEST Canned Biscuit Recipes (+Parmesan and Garlic Cheese Bombs)
- 1 can biscuits
- 3 sticks mozzarella cheese
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 tsp. herbs
- 4 Tbsp. butter
- 1 Tbsp. parmesan cheese
- Place a piece of cheese into biscuit dough centers.
- Pinch around the sides so that the cheese is fully inside.
- Bake about 10 minutes until brown.
- Brush with melted butter and herbs.
Use in or with your favorite recipe.