How to Make Biscuits: 18 Easy Biscuit Recipes

Add Southern flair to any meal with the help of these easy biscuit recipes.

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor,

Anyone who is interested in Southern cooking and easy Southern recipes knows that a good biscuit recipe is a must-have.

Our guide for How to Make Biscuits: 18 Easy Biscuit Recipes will help get you started if you want to learn how to make biscuits but are intimidated by the many varieties and recipes. From the best buttermilk biscuits to garlic Cheddar biscuits to biscuits sweet enough for breakfast, this guide will teach you how to make biscuits one recipe at a time.

No Southern meal is truly complete without a homemade biscuit. You are in luck because we have assembled 18 of our favorite biscuit recipes below. Whether you're looking for a savory biscuit recipe to go along with dinner or a sweet biscuit to enjoy as a snack, you'll find all that and more below.

Southern Biscuit Recipes

No-Cutter Buttermilk Biscuits

Back-to-Basics Biscuits! If you are new to the arena of Southern cooking and are just learning how to make biscuits, the following recipes are for you. These back-to-basics biscuit recipes are extremely simple to make but incredibly delicious to eat. Each of these recipes makes flaky and tender biscuits. These biscuits are the perfect blank canvas for any spread or topping that you can imagine. If you are serving up a classic Southern feast, you will want to make a batch of one of these biscuit recipes to serve alongside your crispy fried chicken.

Savory Biscuit Recipes

Buttermilk Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

Savory surprises. While nothing beats a classic Southern biscuit, occasionally it's nice to spice things up with a recipe that's packed with flavor. Each of these biscuits recipes offers a savory surprise, such as Cheddar cheese, garlic, and bacon. These recipes seem upscale, but they are no more difficult to prepare than any other biscuit recipe. Any of these savory biscuit recipes would make an excellent accompaniment to a weeknight meal or weekend dinner party. Mix things up with these biscuits by folding in your own favorite cheese or whatever herbs you have on hand. Once you learn the basics of how to make biscuits, you will be glad to have these flavorful biscuit recipes on hand.

Sweet Biscuit Recipes

Simple Blueberry Spoon Biscuits

Sweet Treats. For an extra special sweet treat, try one of these recipes that transform regular biscuits into dessert for breakfast. These biscuit recipes make a great grab-and-go breakfast because you won't have to spread butter or jelly on them. The sweetness is already baked right in! These sweet biscuit recipes are reminiscent of scones, but with a Southern twist. You could prepare these biscuits for a tea party, bridal shower, or anytime you're having a friend over for coffee. Who knew that learning how to make biscuits could produce such elegant results?

BONUS: New Southern Biscuit Recipe

Heavenly Snickerdoodle Biscuits

Bonus Biscuit Recipe!

Heavenly Snickerdoodle Biscuits - These no-knead drop biscuits are perfect for any beginner cook.

Break out your cast iron skillet and whip up a batch of these biscuits. No one will be able to resist these sweet, cinnamon-spiced biscuits!

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Those garlic cheddar biscuits sound heavenly! I've never thought to make them myself.

I have absolutely no idea how to make biscuits, but now I can make 18 different kinds! I love that there's such a huge selection of recipes for any flavor I'm in the mood for.

Those pumpkin buttermilk biscuits sound great, I bet they'd be delicious with a cup of coffee!

Those cheddar bacon biscuits look like they might put Red Lobster to shame!

So many biscuits! Great list!


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