Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

My favorite and the easiest dumplings I have found.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 whole chicken
  • 12 cup butter
  • 1 -2 tablespoon basil
  • 4 (10 ounce) cans buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 dash salt & pepper, to taste


  1. In a large pot cover chicken with water add butter, basil, and salt and pepper.
  2. Cook chicken until done about 1 hour on medium heat. Remove chicken to cool. Pull meat off bones and return meat to the pot. Reheat broth and pinch off biscuit dough into broth. Cook until Biscuits suit you.
  3. Serve with corn bread. YUM!


Most Helpful

I tried this over the weekend and was amazed at how easy it is. It's not like mom's, but when I get a craving for some ckn n dmplins, I would definitely make it again. I totally over seasoned it by adding bouillon cubes to the chicken stalk. It made it wayy too salty.

Chi-town gal May 05, 2008

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