When it comes to baking, Bisquick makes preparing our favorite foods that much easier and can be a perfect substitute for manually making savory foods when we’re in a rush, don’t have the ingredients or are a beginner who is just getting used to the whole baking process.
The premade baking mix is comprised of flour, fat, leavening and a little salt to make an excellent mix that tasters have said tastes almost like the food was made from scratch at home.
And while the name suggests that Bisquick is only suited to biscuits, this couldn’t be farther from the truth as there are so many incredible savory treats that largely benefit from the Bisquick mixture.
With that being said, below we have listed 23 of the easiest to make and tastiest foods that can be whipped up in no time when using Bisquick so that you can get baking right away.
1. Bisquick Biscuits
This may be the classic option and the most popular food to make when using Bisquick, but it should certainly not be ignored as these thick and doughy biscuits are packed with an incredible vibrant flavor and can be prepared in as little as 20 minutes by just mixing the Bisquick mixture with some sugar and adding buttermilk (see also ‘The 35 Best Buttermilk Recipes‘) into the mix to add that extra moistness to this pleasant treat.
2. Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits
These incredibly unique biscuits not only look extremely appetizing, but they taste incredible with their garlic and cheesy texture which are a favorite in the Red Lobster restaurants, but with some Bisquick it can just as easily be made at home with a simple mixture of some milk, butter and garlic powder to make this succulent food that goes great with a sweet and savory sauce.
3. Classic Bisquick Sausage Balls
Excellent as a seasonal appetizer that makes for a great holiday treat for the whole family to look forward to, this recipe uses a mixture of Bisquick along with grounded sausage and shredded cheese that is then popped in the oven to make a few bowls of these gooey and delicious balls with just a few ingredients, making for a quick and easy treat that can be enjoyed and passed around the table during the holiday seasons.
4. Easy Chicken And Dumplings
For a meatier option which uses the Bisquick for a slightly different purpose, this recipe uses a combination of Bisquick and milk to make for smooth and succulent doughy bases that form the dumplings which is then spread over a boiling chicken mixture to create a tasty dish which is guaranteed to fill you up for the day ahead.
The beauty of this recipe is not only is the chicken easy to prepare, but the dumplings can also be made just as easily only requiring the milk and Bisquick to create incredibly soft and fluffy dumplings which go along perfect with the seasoned flavor of the chicken.
5. Bisquick Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken pot pie is already very much a fan favorite all on it’s own with it’s sweet and savory taste, however in this recipe the Bisquick mixture is poured over the combined soup, chicken and veggies to make it as sweet and textured as possible for a delightful twist on this classic meal.
6. Bisquick Coffee Cake
For those coffee lovers who wish they could experience the beautiful rich taste in food form, look no further than these coffee cakes which uses Bisquick, water, eggs and sugar to create the dough base which then is then topped off with ground cinnamon, butter and of course some brown sugar to give off that light and elegant coffee taste within the cake itself.
7. Bisquick Quiche
If you have the time to prepare this dish, it is well worth doing as this mix on the traditional quiche dish is an excellent appetizer either for a family gathering or as a solo meal.
With bacon, swiss cheese, diced onion and eggs included, this quiche recipe is made even more succulent to the point where it melts in the mouth with the inclusion of the Bisquick mixture.
8. Bisquick Strawberry Shortcake
When it comes to cheesecakes, strawberry is by far the most popular bursting with incredibly sweet flavors thanks to the inclusion of sliced strawberries and the topping of whipped cream to add that extra hint of sweetness.
The Bisquick in this recipe along with butter and milk is used to create the delicious dough base which when mixed with a hint of sugar makes for a filling dessert, perfect after a larger meal.
9. Cauliflower Bake
Cauliflower bakes are known for their cheesy texture which is made all the more appetizing thanks to the crunch that comes from the cauliflower which is both healthy and incredibly appetizing.
With its mixture of veggies including onions and any others you wish to include and the Bisquick, butter, garlic and eggs to form the soft base surrounding the cauliflower, this is a treat full of crunch that you won’t want to miss.
10. Cream Corn Bisquick Casserole
A family favorite and a holiday tradition, this recipe has everything you could want out of a casserole being cheesy and soft on the inside, but having a crusty top to go with it.
The Bisquick in this recipe blends so well with the cream style corn that it creates a smooth and creamy casserole that you will definitely want to be cooking up when the family gets together for the holidays.
11. Bisquick Crepes
While crepes (see also ‘20 Delicious Savory Crepe Recipes‘) are some of the most delicate and savory snacks that many of us love treating ourselves to, unfortunately making them can be quite an intimidating task as making the batter while keeping the pastry paper-thin can easily lead to disaster.
This Bisquick mixture skips this issue entirely and makes the crepes so easy to make that you can be sure to get a tasteful and fluffy product every time you prepare them.
12. Bisquick Cheddar Garlic Biscuits
This recipe fuses together some contrasting ingredients to create these deliciously soft garlic tasting biscuits that combines the Bisquick with milk, ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder and cheddar cheese along with a serving of garlic butter to create some incredibly delicious biscuits that can be made easily using Bisquick and can even be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days if you decide you want to have a go at making some, but don’t want to eat them right away.
13. Puffy Pancake With Fruit
Pancakes are some of the most popular breakfast options out there, and what better way to make them even more appetizing as a starter for the day than some mixed in fruit of your choosing.
This recipe does just that, using the Bisquick with some butter and water to create a soft and delicate base for the pancake which is then topped off with some fruit pie filling of your choice so whether you want a strawberry tasting pancake or one that has a hint of blueberry scent to it, this easy recipe gives you near limitless options.
14. Baked Bourbon Doughnuts
Since multiple of these doughnuts can be prepared in as little as 10 minutes, this is one of the easiest recipes to whip up which is only made so simple because the Bisquick mixture integrates so well with the added sugar and salt that it can create a soft and fluffy donut base in no time.
With some frosting and bourbon spread across the doughnuts as a delightful topping, these are sure to be some of the most delicious and easiest to prepare doughnuts you can find.
15. Crunchy Chicken Strips
While at first it can seem a bit strange to use Bisquick for more meat based foods like chicken strips, the reason it actually works so well is because the Bisquick along with some butter and salt actually creates an extremely delicate and satisfying coating around the chicken, making for a quick and easy dinner selection which goes perfectly with a sweet dip of your choice.
16. John Wayne Casserole
This biscuit casserole which has its base formed with Bisquick brings together a whole host of contrasting ingredients to make for one most unique and delicious casseroles you’re sure to ever taste.
Ground beef, taco seasoning, cream cheese, mozzarella, cheddar and even some diced tomatoes all come together to create this casserole which is just bursting with different flavors all melding into one with each bite, making for a mouth watering treat that will please any guests who try it.
17. Deep Dish Taco Squares
Ready and piping hot on the table in less than an hour, these taco squares are packed full of flavors including a wallop of sour cream, taco seasoning mix, cheddar cheese and 80% ground beef to create a joyous snack for taco fans.
Not to mention rather than other tacos which can often take a bit of time to prepare, thanks to the Bisquick the dough for these taco squares can be molded and eaten in essentially no time.
18. Bisquick Burrito Bake
Just like tacos, Bisquick also makes the preparation of burritos far easier, however what makes this recipe specifically stand out is its use of refried beans which adds a bit of an extra crunch to the food along with the taco sauce which just makes it that much creamier and an excellent compliment to the soft and succulent base.
19. Peanut Butter Cookie Bars
When it comes to food for kids, the look of a certain food is as important as how it tastes, after all the quite dull and bland look of veggies is part of the reason kids try to avoid them.
This will never be the case with these cookie bars filled with colorful M&M’s within the soft Bisquick base that makes sure it’s not too high in sugar, but is still a tasty and pleasant way to surprise the kids after a good day at school or as a great way to get the family together for a movie.
20. Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes
These pancakes can certainly look strange upon first glance, but don’t let their appearance fool you, this recipes method of making a pineapple ring in the center of the pancakes and then adding a cherry or two is one of the easiest ways to make a fruitful pancake as a perfect healthy option in the morning, which is only made even easier by the Bisquick base which can be prepared in around 2 minutes, it really is that simple.
21. Bisquick Beer Bread
With only 4 ingredients required to make this light but extremely appetizing bread choice, all that is needed for this recipe is to mix together the Bisquick with some sugar and a dash of some light beer and then bake for around 50 minutes until golden brown.
The final product is an incredible tasting bread that gives off just a hint of beer which is contrasted perfectly by the soft and delicate bread itself, making for a bread choice which is a lot more filling than most others.
22. Apple Cobbler With Bisquick
Apple cobblers are an incredibly sweet and delicious dessert that is often served with a topping of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream which is what makes them a perfect light appetizer for the warmer seasons when you want something with a fruity flavor that can keep you feeling refreshed.
The Bisquick, along with the brown sugar, milk and cinnamon all create a delicate and crumbly base over the chopped apples that is made even softer with the addition of some hot water and made all that more appealing when finished off with some vanilla ice cream.
23. Bisquick No-Roll Sugar Cookies
With just 6 ingredients including a few cups of Bisquick, sugar, butter, almond and some eggs, these colorful looking cookies contain a very delicate and soft base of dough which is then rolled and covered by sugar, giving it an incredibly vibrant taste which elegantly melts in the mouth with every bite.
With how easy this recipe is to put together, simply requiring you to stir together a few ingredients and prepare the sugar coating, they make excellent use of the simple to use Bisquick and are a great surprise for the kids when they return home from school.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Is Bisquick Easier To Use Than Regular Flour?
The beauty of Bisquick and why it is worth picking up if you’ve never tried it is that it is essentially a whole bread, pancake and biscuit mix all wrapped into one product mixing in multiple ingredients including sugar and a bit of fat to make baking and creating coatings for food much easier.
Regular flour on the other hand is just one ingredient on its own, so you would need a whole host of other ingredients to make any use of it while you can make a few different foods with Bisquick on its own.
Is Bisquick Designed For Making Biscuits?
While Bisquick is intentionally designed to make baking food like biscuits much easier, because it is essentially an all in one baking mixture it can be used for baking virtually all kinds of food that can be prepared in that way, or even some that are not.
For example Bisquick can be used to make a smooth battered base or coating on some meat that works perfectly because of the added sugar and fat that Bisquick contains.
Can You Make Your Own Bisquick?
If you want to start making these delicious looking recipes right away but maybe don’t have Bisquick on you right now or want to try and make your own variation, luckily this can be done incredibly easily.
Simply add flour, salt and any baking powder to the bowl of a food processor and add in any vegetables of your choosing depending on how healthy and what kind of taste you want the mixture to have.
Once the texture resembles that of cornmeal, place the homemade Bisquick in an airtight container and store within the refrigerator where it will be ready to use for up to 3 months, giving you a lot of time to research some recipes and find how and when you want to use this easy to make homemade Bisquick.
Bisquick is popular as a baking mix for all the right reasons, it’s easy to use, can be picked up from almost any store and is essentially an all in one package when it comes to baking ingredients so that you won’t have to go and purchase a whole range of other ingredients just to make your favorite treat.
Take a look at these easy to make recipes that incorporate Bisquick to find one that suits your situation, whether you want a dessert for an upcoming family dinner or just a summer treat for the kids, there are many options to choose from.
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