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Cheddar Biscuits - Holly's Helpings

Cheddar Biscuits

August 15, 2013 · 59 comments

in Appetizer/Side, Bread/Baking, Breakfast, Recipe, Snack, Vegetarian

Butterless Cheddar Biscuits | hollyshelpings.comIf I could live in my PJ pants, I probably would.  Putting on “real” pants is always the worst part about getting up in the morning, and as soon as I get home from work I switch to my PJ pants.  On weekends, I’ll lounge around in them as long as I can.  I know there are some people that can’t do that and like to change out of their jammies to start the day.  That’s not me.  Is anyone else as attached to their pajamas as I am?

Butterless Cheddar Biscuits | hollyshelpings.com

One Saturday I really wanted biscuits.  I looked up a couple recipes was going through the ingredients I’d need.  “Flour, baking powder, milk, butter…WAIT!”  I suddenly realized I didn’t have any butter.  I was torn.  Put on jeans and go get butter or forgo delicious cheddar biscuits?  After looking up several different butter substitutes (and not having any of them), I decided to mix together a few things and see what happened.  I needed cheddar biscuits, but there was no way I was putting on real pants.

Butterless Cheddar Biscuits | hollyshelpings.com

The result is the best cheddar biscuits I’ve ever had.  They were soft and fluffy.  They were perfectly moist and had a great crumb (and they don’t dry out if you store them which is an added bonus).

Butterless Cheddar Biscuits | hollyshelpings.comThe secret ingredient?  Greek yogurt!  I’m pretty sure that greek yogurt makes anything better at this point because it makes great biscuits, and mac and cheese, and great naan.

Cheddar Biscuits

Active Time: 5 minutes

Inactive Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 16 biscuits

Serving Size: 1 biscuit

Calories per serving: 135

Fat per serving: 7

Cheddar Biscuits

Butterless Cheddar Biscuits


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 6 oz fat free greek yogurt


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cheese, and garlic powder in a big bowl and mix well.
  3. Add the olive oil, milk, and greek yogurt.
  4. Mix until uniform. You may need to mix with your hands to get the yogurt mixed in well.
  5. Scoop out approximately 1-1/2 inch balls and place on a oiled baking tray. These will expand some, so leave at least 1-1/2 inches between your biscuits.
  6. Place in oven for 15 minutes rotating halfway through.
  7. Let cool and then serve hot.
  8. To save, place in a ziplock baggie and refrigerate.
  9. Microwave for 20 seconds per biscuit to reheat.

Honeyville Gluten Free Almond Flour
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