50 Reviews

One of the best and easiest biscuit recipes ever! The biscuits turned out so light and fluffy. Living in a high altitude, no changes had to be made. Will be my biscuit recipe from now on.

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eliria215 September 25, 2014

These are the best yeast biscuits! Fairly easy to make. Messy, but they all are. They warm up great in the oven. They are not real bready and even warm up soft and delicious. I cut the sugar back to 1 tbsp and they are perfect with any fillings.

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Nancy M. December 30, 2013

Delicious, and very easy. Set the yeast to rising, and by the time I had the shortening cut in, the yeast was ready. It is a very shaggy dough, but with the addition of about 1/3 cup flour while kneading, it became perfectly soft and pliable. The biscuits were soft and tender. My new favorite recipe for biscuits!

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Terri Newell July 23, 2013

These biscuits do not rise at all for me! I am an accomplished baker so I know how to bake. I must be missing SOMETHING!!!

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sondrarhodes July 02, 2013

these are the best homemade yeast biscuits that I made so far, I will make sure to keep this fantastic recipe :) they are really easy and quick to make as well as sooo tasty! Thanks a lot Windchime!

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sonya/art December 13, 2012

Loved these.

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Kim~In~Canada July 06, 2012

Wonderful! These were easy to make and tasted great. I used butter and the milk/vinegar option. I got 16 large fluffy biscuits that baked up perfectly. Thanks for sharing.

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CJAY December 29, 2011

These are, without a doubt, the absolute best biscuits I have ever had! I don't use shortening (hydrogenated fat is evil), so I used butter. I didn't have any buttermilk so I used kefir. After cutting out the biscuits, I cut the remaining dough scraps into 1/4" pieces and tossed them into a pot of chicken soup. They made excellent dumplings.

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A.J.H. March 21, 2011

tried this recipe twice they were excellent ,tried freezing extra cut out dough turned out fine except they did not rise quite as high, however flavor and texture were spot on.anyone else who has tried freezing, let me know how they turned out for you

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rhawthorne2010_12626631 February 06, 2011
Yeast Biscuits