Quick Drop Biscuits – My super easy quick biscuits are done in 20 minutes from start to finish! They are super fluffy, buttery and full of flavor despite the short amount of time it takes the make them.
I absolutely love this recipe when I want a fast homemade bread to serve with dinner, breakfast or lunch! This recipe makes a dozen biscuits. Cooking for a crowd? Simply double the recipe.
What ingredients do I need to make quick biscuits?
All-Purpose Flour – You can use regular bleached or unbleached all purpose flour or bread flour in this recipe.
Baking Powder – Assists in the rising process.
Salt – I almost always use sea salt in my recipes but you can use your favorite cooking salt.
Cold Butter – Salted or unsalted butter both work great.
Mayonnaise – Adds a delicious flavor to the biscuits. You can use your favorite brand. My favorite is Best Foods.
Milk – Whole milk or low fat milk both work great in this recipe.
What tools do I need for this recipe?
- Large mixing bowl – To mix up your quick biscuits.
- Measuring spoons and cups – For properly measuring all of the ingredients.
- Cutting board – To cut the butter into cubes.
- Knife – Cutting butter into cubes.
- Fork (for blending butter – or just use your fingers!)
- Baking sheet – To bake the quick biscuits on.
- Cooling rack – Cooling biscuits after baking.
How to make easy quick drop biscuits:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly oil.
Cut butter into small chunks and add to a large mixing bowl. Add flour, salt, and baking powder.
Using a fork or your fingers, begin to mix butter into the flour until you have a crumbly mixture.
Stir milk and mayo into the flour mixture until just combined.
Drop round golf ball sized balls of dough onto your baking sheet.
Bake biscuits for 15-20 minutes until lightly golden. Transfer to a cooling rack to let cool or serve immediately!
Main Courses to pair with biscuits:
Slow Cooked Tender London Broil – This London broil recipe is super easy and absolutely melt in your mouth delicious. The flavor is slightly sweet but mostly savory. If you are looking for a tender, pull-apart London broil recipe that takes very little effort from start to finish, look no further!
Braised Beef Short Ribs – Delicious tender slow braised short ribs. The ribs are seared in a hot skillet then finished in the oven low and slow in a savory sauce.
French Onion Pork Chops – Savory pork chops seared in a hot skillet topped with a mouthwatering French caramelized onion gravy.
Slow Cooker Savory Pot Roast – Tender and delicious pot roast made in a slow cooker/crockpot with boneless beef roast, carrots, and onion in savory gravy.
More bread recipes you’ll love:
Cornbread Muffins – Serve warm cornbread muffins with butter and honey. These muffins go excellent with chili, barbecued dinners, and so much more!
Potato Buns – Soft and fluffy potato buns make for the perfect hamburger buns! Serve as buns for a cheeseburger, pulled pork sandwich, chicken parmesan sandwich, and more!
Buttermilk Rolls – Warm, soft and fluffy buttermilk rolls with a golden outer crust make these the best buttermilk rolls ever.
English Muffins – Fresh homemade english muffins are not only delicious but they are surprisingly very easy to make!
Quick Drop Biscuits
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 4 tbsp cold butter
- 2 tbsp mayo
- 2/3 cup milk
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly oil.
- Cut butter into small chunks and add to a large mixing bowl. Add flour, salt, and baking powder.
- Using a fork or your fingers, begin to mix butter into the flour until you have a crumbly mixture.
- Stir milk and mayo into the flour mixture until just combined.
- Drop round golf ball sized balls of dough onto your baking sheet.
- Bake biscuits for 15-20 minutes until lightly golden. Transfer to a cooling rack to let cool or serve immediately!
This post was originally published on December 5, 2019 and updated on November 19, 2021.