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DonaMaria's Sausage & Cheese Biscuits

Recipe Information


  • 1 lb (.5 kg). mild pork sausage (or 1/2 Italian, 1/2 pork sausage)
  • 4 cups (950 ml) buttermilk biscuit mix (or Bisquick)
  • 2 cups (475 ml) shredded cheddar cheese (or 1 cup (225 ml) cheddar, 1 cup (225 ml) mozzarella)
  • 1 cup (225 ml) water
  • NOTE: If more Italian-like biscuits desired, add 1 or more tsp grated Parmesan Cheese. Be sure to use Italian sausage & Mozzarella cheese.
  • Crumble sausage into skillet; brown & drain excess oil.
  • In large bowl, combine biscuit mix and cheese.
  • Add sausage; stir until blended.
  • Stir in water until mixed.
  • Add a few more drops of water if Parmesan cheese is used.
  • Shape dough into balls about 1.5 inch round. Or, if biscuits desired (instead of appetizers), roll dough out and cut with biscuit cutter or glass).
  • Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 375 degrees (200 C.) for about 15 minutes (until golden).
  • Brush with softened butter or margarine when taken from oven.
  • TIP: For spicier flavor, add jalapeno cheese & spices. Also, biscuits can be frozen (after cooking) and reheated at 375 degrees (200 C.) for 6 to 8 minutes.
Italian-American - from California