Warm, flaky biscuits make any breakfast or brunch a little bit more special, especially when you cover your homemade biscuits in butter and jam (or gravy). From a classic buttermilk biscuit to savory variations like sage, these recipes are easy enough for breakfast or brunch every day.

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Virginia's Biscuits

Taste of the South
Total: 27 mins

Cream Biscuits with Dill

Food & Wine

"Biscuits are like pie crusts in that we assign magical powers to people who can make really good ones," Amber Huffman says. Her grandmother Mimi got her hooked on cream biscuits, which substitute cream for butter, eliminating the tricky step of cutting fat into flour. "They're less fussy, and you can make them in two seconds," Huffman says. "I wish there were a pie crust equivalent."

Total: 35 mins

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy


Biscuits hot from the oven are smothered with a savory, creamy sausage gravy.

Total: 25 mins

Herbed Buttermilk Biscuits

Fine Cooking Magazine

Other delicate fresh herbs (tarragon, chives, chervil) will work in this recipe in place of the dill. For a browner crust, brush the tops of the biscuits with melted butter before baking.

Signet Marigold Biscuits

Better Homes and Gardens

Arrange Signet marigold leaves on biscuit tops for a summery look and a spicy herbal flavor.

Ham & Biscuit Filling


A popular recipe they serve on derby day in Louisville, Kentucky. Don't wait until derby day y'all.

Total: 1 hr

Pepper Cheese Biscuits

Better Homes and Gardens

If you prefer your biscuits without peppery heat, choose plain Monterey Jack cheese--it has no jalapenos.

Down-Home Biscuit Sandwiches

Family Circle

No sausage or bacon is required to make this southern breakfast sandwich a hit! Try sweet potato biscuits as the base if you can find (or make) them.

Peppery White Cheddar Biscuits

Better Homes and Gardens

These savory cheese biscuits are delicious with chili or beef stew.

Festive Ham and Cheese Wreath

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Going in circles over a great holiday snack? This edible seasonal wreath--made with buttermilk biscuits, Swiss cheese and ham--is a gift for all to enjoy.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Eggs & Ham Biscuits

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Wow the crowd when you present these special occasion brunch sandwiches--with a heaping helping of cheesy ham and eggs between soft buttermilk biscuits!

Total: 30 mins

Cranberry-Orange Biscuits

Better Homes and Gardens

Cut these flaky biscuits with a round biscuit cutter or glass dipped in flour between cuts. Avoid twisting the cutter and dough as you cut. For special occasions, cut stars, trees, pumpkins, and other shapes with open-end metal cookie cutters.

Cheddar & Chive Buttermilk Biscuits

Fine Cooking Magazine

Served warm, these cheesy biscuits are a perfect companion to a bowl of soup on a chilly night. Parmesan or Swiss may be substituted for the Cheddar and scallion for the chives.

Ham & Eggs Frittata Biscuits

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... In Italy, say, "Buon appetito!"...Enjoy your meal! No matter how you say it, you'll love our Italian seasoned Ham & Eggs Frittatas, with cheese, roasted peppers and tomatoes.

Total: 35 mins

Apricot Breakfast Biscuits

Better Homes and Gardens

These sweet biscuits, with an option to make ahead and warm before serving, are light and tender, perfect for brunch or breakfast.

Biscuits Supreme

Better Homes and Gardens

It only takes 25 minutes to get these fluffy and tasty buttermilk biscuits from the fridge to the table.

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