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Homemade Cream Cheese Biscuits Recipe

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Looking for the best Cream Cheese Biscuits recipe? Look no further. These homemade biscuits recipe is the best biscuit recipe you will ever need. Use these biscuits as a side dish for dinner, smothered in jam or use them as the base of a sandwich.

Homemade Cream Cheese Biscuits Recipe

When it comes to a good biscuit it needs to fit certain criteria. It needs to have a buttery flavor. Biscuits and butter go together perfectly. It also needs to be flaky. No one wants a heavy dense biscuit. The cream cheese and butter work together to create a flavorful and flaky biscuit.

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Can I make cream cheese biscuits ahead of time?

There are 2 ways you can make cream cheese biscuits ahead of time. You can make the cream cheese biscuits and bake them. They will last for about 3 to 4 days when they are stored properly. The other way to make cream cheese biscuits ahead of time is to make the dough and have them ready to be baked but not baked. Unbaked cut biscuits can be refrigerated on a baking sheet, covered with plastic wrap for up to 1 day. Then to finish making the biscuits, heat oven to 450 degrees and bake as directed.

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How do I store Cream Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits?

When the cream cheese buttermilk biscuits are done and you have enjoyed the biscuits with dinner, you will want to make sure they are stored properly in order to enjoy them for a few more days. The biscuits will be best at room temperature, but you do want to make the biscuits are covered well. Consider storing them in a freezer bag. If they are not covered, the biscuits will go stale and will not taste good.

How long will homemade biscuits with buttermilk last?

If you are storing the biscuits at room temperature, in a plastic bag or another airtight container, the biscuits will last for about 3 to 4 days. The biscuits do not need to be stored in the refrigerator. While storing them in the refrigerator might make them last for another day or two, it also makes the biscuits taste dense. You can try warming them in the oven or microwave.

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Ingredients for Homemade Cream Cheese Biscuits Recipe

  • All-purpose flour
  • Cake flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Baking soda
  • Cream cheese
  • Unsalted butter
  • Buttermilk

How to Make Homemade Cream Cheese Biscuits Recipe

Heat oven to 450 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

In the bowl of a food processor pulse all-purpose flour, cake flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda, cream cheese, and butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Stir in buttermilk until combined (dough may appear slightly dry).

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 or 4 times until dough comes together. Press or roll dough into a 3/4-inch-thick rectangle (about 8 x 6 inches). Cut into twelve 2-inch squares and transfer to prepared baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer to wire rack and let cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.

To Make Ahead: Unbaked cut biscuits can be refrigerated on baking sheet, covered with plastic wrap, for 1 day. To finish, heat oven to 450 degrees and bake as directed.

Enjoy!

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Cream Cheese Biscuits


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  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: makes 12 1x

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Looking for the best Cream Cheese Biscuits recipe? Look no further. These homemade biscuits recipe is the best biscuit recipe you will ever need. Use these biscuits as a side dish for dinner, smothered in jam or use them as the base of a sandwich.


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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch pieces and frozen 30 minutes
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces and frozen 30 minutes
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor pulse all-purpose flour, cake flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda, cream cheese, and butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Stir in buttermilk until combined (dough may appear slightly dry).
  3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 or 4 times until dough comes together. Press or roll dough into a 3/4-inch-thick rectangle (about 8 x 6 inches). Cut into twelve 2-inch squares and transfer to prepared baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer to wire rack and let cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.
  4. To Make Ahead: Unbaked cut biscuits can be refrigerated on baking sheet, covered with plastic wrap, for 1 day. To finish, heat oven to 450 degrees and bake as directed.

  • Category: bread
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: cream cheese biscuits

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  • Reply
    Christy Jordan
    March 5, 2020 at 12:24 pm

    These look amazing! I can’t wait to try them. Thank you for linking up to Meal Plan Monday. I came over looking for this week’s features and I’m sure glad I did! If you ever want to be considered for a feature make sure you read the guidelines because we’d love to have you!

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      Laura
      March 8, 2020 at 12:18 pm

      Thank you 🙂

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