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Flaky Herb Biscuits

Flaky Herb Biscuits

These fluffy, flaky biscuits are scented with rosemary and thyme.

Flaky Herb Biscuits

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About This Recipe

Special equipment:rolling pin, 3 inch biscuit cutter
This recipe appears in: Wake and Bake: Flaky Herb Biscuits


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mixed fresh herbs, such as rosemary and thyme
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold, cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup milk


  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. 2

    In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, and herbs. Whisk until mixed.

  3. 3

    Add butter to flour and using either your fingers or a pastry cutter, cut butter into dough until it is the size of peas.

  4. 4

    Add milk to bowl and stir just until a dough forms.

  5. 5

    Transfer dough to a lightly floured surface. Roll dough out to 3/4 inch thick. Use 3 inch biscuit cutter to cut out biscuits. Transfer biscuits to prepared baking sheet.

  6. 6

    Bake until golden, about 17 minutes. Serve immediately.

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