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Cheddar Sausage Biscuits

Cheddar Sausage Biscuits

Course Bread, Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword cheddar-sausage-biscuits, sausage-biscuits-casserole, southern-biscuits-recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 biscuits


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 5 tsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup butter frozen and grated
  • 1 lb breakfast sausage cooked, crumbled and cooled
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar or colby-jack cheese
  • 2 Tbsp fresh chives
  • 1 cup buttermilk (not fat free)
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter or heavy cream to brush tops


  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, use a whisk to sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
  • Add grated butter, mix until evenly distributed.
  • To the bowl add sausage, cheese and chives, mix well.
  • Make a well in the center adding buttermilk. Mix thoroughly. Turn out onto a lightly floured non-stick surface. Turn a couple of times to bring together and lightly coat with flour.
  • Press into roughly a 9 x 9 inch square around 1-inch thick. Use a sharp knife dipped in flour to cut into 12 even squares.
  • Place squares side by side on baking sheet. Brush tops with melted butter or cream.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden and puffed.
  • Serve immediately brushed with additional butter, if desired.