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This Cheddar and Chive Biscuits Recipe Should Be on Your Next Summer Party Menu

These easy from-scratch biscuits can be customized with your favorite herb

Elevate your next meal with this irresistible cheddar and chive biscuits recipe! Packed with sharp cheddar cheese and fragrant chives, these biscuits are flaky, buttery and bursting with flavor. And the best part? Our recipe is entirely from-scratch in just 30 minutes. Made with pantry staples like flour, butter and milk, you don’t have to rack up a hefty bill at the store. They’re the perfect accompaniment to soups, stews, salads or simply enjoyed on their own.

Use cold ingredients for the best results in this cheddar and chive biscuits recipe. This will help the biscuits stay flaky. Additionally, grate your own cheddar cheese to save some money. Pre-shredded cheese often contains anti-caking agents that can affect the texture of the biscuits. You can also use leftover biscuits to make breakfast sandwiches the day after! For more delicious biscuit recipes, try Southern Biscuits and Gravy and Cheesy Broccoli Puff Pastries.


8 servings

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter, frozen, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives


• Heat oven to 400°F. In food processor, pulse flour, baking powder and 1/2 tsp. salt until just combined.

• Add butter; pulse. Gradually add in buttermilk and pulse until dough forms; transfer to floured surface. Knead in shredded cheddar and chives. Roll to 3/4” thickness; cut with 21/2” biscuit cutter. Place biscuits 1” apart on greased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 12–15 min.


  • Calories: 295 kcal
  • Fat: 18 gram
  • Saturated Fat: 11 gram
  • Protein: 8 gram
  • Carbohydrate: 27 gram
  • Fiber: 1 gram
  • Cholesterol: 48 mg
  • Sugar: 2 gram
  • Sodium: 499 mg
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