Flaky Herb Biscuits Recipe


Recipe Facts

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins
Serves: 12 servings

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

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

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

  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. Bake until golden, about 17 minutes. Serve immediately.

Special equipment

rolling pin, 3 inch biscuit cutter

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
145 Calories
7g Fat
17g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 145
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 307mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 91mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 47mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)