Drop Biscuits

Photo by Amy Neunsinger
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  • Serves 12-15
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 112.12 calories
    • Calories 36 calories from fat
    • Fat 4.55 g
    • Sat Fat 2.79 g
    • Cholesterol 11.87 mg
    • Sodium 203.75 mg
    • Protein 2.56 mg
    • Carbohydrate 15.15 g
    • Fiber 0.5 g
    • Iron 0.93 mg
    • Calcium 55.11 mg


  1. Check 2cups all-purpose flour
  2. Check 1 1/2teaspoons baking powder
  3. Check 1teaspoon kosher salt
  4. Check 1/2teaspoon baking soda
  5. Check 5tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  6. Check 1cup buttermilk (can be low-fat)


  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Using a pastry blender, 2 knives held crisscross fashion, or your fingertips, add the butter to the flour mixture and mix until crumbly. Add the buttermilk and, with a wooden spoon, stir until combined. The dough should be very sticky.
  3. Using the spoon or your fingertips, drop heaping tablespoons of the dough onto the baking sheet. Bake until lightly golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 12 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.