Our 14 Best Biscuit Recipes

When it comes to foods that are quintessentially Southern, biscuits are the first that come to mind. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a Southern cook who doesn’t have a go-to family recipe for these beauties, and many consider learning to bake biscuits as their first introduction to cooking. Drenched in tradition and unwaveringly popular, biscuits—sweet or savory—are a true cornerstone of Southern cuisine.

Bacon-Cheddar Biscuits

You had us at bacon! These cheesy biscuits are the perfect savory bite.

Gruyére and Carmelized Onion Biscuits

These buttery biscuits are studded with pockets of nutty Gruyėre and rich caramelized onion.

Browned Butter Vanilla Biscuits

These biscuits are gorgeously crunchy with toasty notes of vanilla, pecan, and browned butter.

Strawberry Biscuits 

We love the blushing pink hue this dough takes on from sweet, ripe strawberries

Buttermilk Biscuits

These perfect biscuits are rich, buttery, flaky, and ready for your favorite filling.

Sweet Potato Biscuits 

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Sweet potatoes make these biscuits a tender, dreamy treat.

Chicken Biscuits

Chicken Biscuit

Crispy fried chicken sandwiched with fluffy biscuits is our favorite breakfast any day of the week. 

Bacon-Cheddar Angel Biscuits

The addition of two leaveners—baking powder and yeast—makes these flaky biscuits as light as air.

Buttermilk Biscuits with Gravy 

Biscuits and Gravy

Folding the dough before rolling and cutting yields these towering buttermilk-tender beauties.

Blueberry Sour Cream Drop Biscuits 

These melt-in-your-mouth drop biscuits are easy to stir together, and perfect for any weekend brunch.

Angel Biscuits with Chocolate Gravy

angel biscuits

The chocolate gravy drizzled over these buttermilk beauties makes for a sweet breakfast treat. 

Whole Wheat Biscuits


Top these nutty biscuits with a pat of butter and a drizzle of honey for the ultimate side of comfort.

Birthday Biscuits

Sprinkles make these buttermilk biscuits extra fun for everyone.

White Cheddar Herbed Biscuits                            

White Cheddar pairs with fresh parsley, chives, and rosemary to pack these biscuits with bold flavor.


  1. Thanks for your E-mail about new recipes to consider! I subscribe to your magazine and love it! I subscribe to several cooking magazine; however, I think your magazine is the best because I always find something interesting to try. I am never disappointed!

  2. several years ago i had a magazine with a bisciut recipe from a cafe (I think in TN) called flying high angel bisciuts. I am devastated because I lost that recipe! can someone help me find it /

  3. I couldn’t open the recipe with strawberries and that looked as if it would be really tasty. I’m older and not comfortable with computers so just have to do what I know to do, and apparently do not know how to open this one. Thanks and love your site.

    • Hi Anita,
      So sorry about this. We have updated it! Here is the link to the Strawberry Biscuits or, if you go back to the post, you can click the name of the biscuits or the picture and it will take you to the recipe!


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