cream biscuits

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


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.



  • 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


  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