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Easy Drop Biscuits in a straw basket lined with white towel on wooden cutting board

Easy Drop Biscuits

This recipe for Easy Drop Biscuits is a long time family favorite. While this is a from scratch recipe it's easy to put together and there's no need for rolling and cutting. Just mix the dough, drop it on the sheet pan and bake!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword drop biscuits
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 biscuits
Calories 161 kcal
Susanne Susanne Eagan


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cold and cubed
  • 1 cup buttermilk or whole milk


  1. Preheat oven to 450º
  2. In a large bowl whisk flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.
  3. Add cold, cubed butter to bowl and cut in the butter until the dough forms into pea size crumbles.
  4. Pour in the milk and stir with a fork until the dough leaves the sides of the bowl.
  5. Use a medium cookie scoop or regular spoon scoop up the dough and drop it on a cookie sheet. The scoops don’t have to be round any shape will do. Keep the scoops less then three tablespoons in size.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Drop Biscuits
Amount Per Serving (12 biscuits)
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 120mg5%
Potassium 150mg4%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 269IU5%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.