Cheddar and Green Onion Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

These Cheddar and Green Onion Buttermilk Drop Biscuits are delicious and incredibly easy to make! They come together in under 30 minutes, and are perfect for any time of the day.

cheddar and green onion buttermilk drop biscuit

You gotta risk it, to get the biscuit.

These words are so true, but with these biscuits you won’t have to risk much! They are insanely easy to make, pretty much anyone can do it. I promise. Seriously these biscuits come together in about 25 minutes, so that means you can impress your guests with freshly made buttermilk biscuits pretty much anytime! Not only are they super easy and quick to make, but they taste incredible. Cheddar cheese, green onions and garlic powder give these biscuits a BIG flavor, and we all know the bigger the flavor the better, right? RIGHT!

cheddar and green onion buttermilk drop biscuits

Tips for making these cheddar and green onion buttermilk drop biscuits

Place your butter in the freezer for about 15 minutes before you grate it. This helps it stay together and form the little pockets of buttery flakey goodness when the biscuits cook.

Melt 2 tablespoons of butter and mix in 1 teaspoon of dried parsley and a pinch of salt. Brush this mix on top of the biscuits before serving.

Store in an airtight container on the counter for up to a week.

I like to make 8 medium sized biscuits. You could make more or less, just adjust your cooking time and watch them so they don’t burn!

Ingredients you’ll need

ingredients you'll need for cheddar and green onion buttermilk drop biscuits

How to make cheddar and green onion buttermilk drop biscuits

Preheat your oven to 450°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. For best results, pop your butter in the freezer for 15 minutes.

In a large bowl, place your self rising flour. Once the butter is nice and frozen, grate it using a cheese grater into the flour. Once it’s grated in, use your fingers to mix it into the flour until it is fully incorporated and you have a grainy flour with little lumps of butter. Add your buttermilk and stir until it forms a dough ball. Mix your cheese, green onion, garlic powder and salt into the dough ball until evenly distributed. Once the dough is formed, pinch off 8 even pieces of dough and form into rough balls. Place the dough balls evenly on your baking sheet and sprinkle the tops with a tiny bit of salt. Bake for 15 minutes, or until they start to brown.

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Cheddar and Green Onion Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

These Cheddar and Green Onion Buttermilk Drop Biscuits are delicious and incredibly easy to make! They come together in under 30 minutes, and are perfect for any time of the day.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dinner, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword biscuits, buttermilk drop biscuits, cheddar and green onion biscuits, cheddar biscuits, drop biscuits
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 biscuits
Cost $5

Equipment

  • cheese grater
  • large baking sheet

Ingredients

  • 2 cups self rising flour
  • 1/2 cup butter frozen
  • 1 cup + 1 tablespoon buttermilk
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar shredded
  • 1/2 cup green onions finely sliced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 450°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, place your self rising flour. Grate frozen butter into flour using a cheese grater. Use your fingers to mix it into the flour until it is fully incorporated and you have a grainy flour with little lumps of butter. Add your buttermilk and stir until it forms a dough ball. Mix your cheese, green onion, garlic powder and salt into the dough ball until evenly distributed.
  • Once the dough is formed, pinch off 8 even pieces of dough and form into rough balls. Place the dough balls evenly on your baking sheet and sprinkle the tops with a tiny bit of salt. Bake for 15 minutes, or until they start to brown.

Notes

Place your butter in the freezer for about 15 minutes before you grate it. This helps it stay together and form the little pockets of buttery flakey goodness when the biscuits cook.
Melt 2 tablespoons of butter and mix in 1 teaspoon of dried parsley and a pinch of salt. Brush this mix on top of the biscuits before serving.
Store in an airtight container on the counter for up to a week.
I like to make 8 medium sized biscuits. You could make more or less, just adjust your cooking time and watch them so they don’t burn!
be nice and stay weird -jenny

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Gloria
Gloria
2 years ago

5 stars
Drop biscuits are the best. Easy to make any night of the week. The perfect side to chili, soup and stew.

Anna
2 years ago

5 stars
These biscuits look wonderful! Such a great side dish for cosy bowl of soup or a stew! Do you think this recipe will work if I sub buttermilk for some milk with lemon juice? (I often use it as an alternative to buttermilk in sweet baking, but never done biscuits like these before)

Toni
2 years ago

5 stars
This is really amazing! Such a perfect biscuit recipe! Thanks so much for sharing!

Luca
Luca
2 years ago

5 stars
I can’t believe how easy to make they were, and their taste was exquisite! I have already sent the recipe to my whole family!!

Natalie
Natalie
2 years ago

5 stars
Oh yum! These biscuits look amazing. SO buttery and delicious. I have to make them. Thanks for the recipe.

Katerina
2 years ago

5 stars
These looks amazing, Jenny! I have some buttermilk I need to use and this might just be the recipe to help me out. Thank so much!

Hi, I’m Jenny! I am a mom, home cook, self taught photographer and videographer, but first and foremost an artist. Sunny with Shadows is my passion project turned full time job, where I use the mediums of photography, videography and explosive flavor combinations to bring food to life.

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