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While there are a lot of dishes you can make with pantry staples like flour, cornmeal and sugar, there’s one item you likely already have in your pantry that can make a variety of delicious recipes: biscuit mix. Yes, that old box of biscuit mix can make much more than a classic Southern breakfast food; these recipes start with biscuit mix.
While it may not be the same as heading out to your favorite burger spot, this cheeseburger pie recipe is so good you’ll forget that you’re at home. With cheese, ground beef and onions all wedged into an easy-to-make pie crust made from biscuit mix, this recipe is a perfect addition to your weeknight meal rotation.
If you’re looking for an easy way to spice up dinner, then you’ve got to try this recipe for two-ingredient dumplings. Stirring biscuit mix and milk until soft dough forms is a quick way to get your carb fix with any meal. Add the dumplings to these soups and other comfort foods for an amazing dinner experience.
Quiche is one of the best brunch foods. It’s jam-packed with melted cheese, perfectly cooked eggs and — in this recipe’s case — biscuit mix as pie crust. It’s a can’t-beat dish whether you have it first thing in the morning or at noon with a cocktail.
Pot pie may be one of those vintage recipes no one makes anymore, but this recipe puts a veggie-friendly spin on the retro dish by piling it with mushrooms, onions, garlic and more.
If you’re a fried chicken lover, then this recipe for a healthy alternative is a must-have. To ensure crispy goodness, make sure you stick the chicken in a pan that’s already hot and coat it in biscuit mix before baking. Try putting the chicken in a bun and see if it can compete with some of the best chicken sandwiches in America.
If you’re finding it hard to satisfy your sweet tooth, break out the biscuit mix and make this pecan pie upside-down cake. The blend of pecan halves, brown sugar and gooey glaze is a force to be reckoned with. But if you’re looking for something more low-maintenance, try these dessert recipes that call for five ingredients or less.
Get nostalgic tonight with a tried-and-true childhood dinner: chicken fingers. Coating the dish in biscuit mix, parmesan cheese and paprika will give it some flare that even your kids will love.
Another recipe that calls for biscuit mix is this chicken and sage biscuit pot pie. The perfect blend of chicken, cremini mushrooms and purple top turnips can be whipped together in less than one hour.
This recipe for peach cobbler is a great way to sweeten up your week. All you have to do is stir together your biscuit mix, sugar, peaches and a few other ingredients and bake the cobbler for an hour. It’s an easy way to make dinner at home feel like you’re at a restaurant.
All you need for this easy quiche recipe is eggs, cheese, biscuit mix, breakfast meat and some veggies. The recipe is great for cooking newbies and good for breakfast in bed.
This coconut pie dessert is wow-worthy. It calls for simple things like sugar, milk and eggs, but if you don’t have all of the ingredients, don’t worry — here is our must-know guide for important baking and cooking substitutions.
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