If you’ve got some canned biscuits in your refrigerator, you’ll know how useful they can be for a quick meal to start the day, or as a side with your dinner.
After all, they’re delicious! All flaky and crumbly, they just melt in your mouth. However, you actually don’t just have to eat them as they are.
Instead, they can be turned into dozens of different desserts!
Whether it’s turning them into savory ham and cheese stuffed biscuits, or making some canned biscuit donuts for a sickly dessert, there’s so much you can do with canned biscuits via just a quick and easy recipe.
That’s why we’ve gathered together the 33 best canned biscuit recipes for you! In our list below, you’re guaranteed to find a whole bunch of new recipes that you’ll love. They’re quick, they’re easy, and they’re delicious.
If you want a hooey and sweet dessert that’s perfectly quick and perfectly tasty, then this monkey bread recipe is the one for you!
Even better, it only takes five ingredients. Besides your canned biscuits, you’ll also need some butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar. Oh, and cinnamon!
Cinnamon is absolutely essential here, because that’s where the main kick of spicy taste will come from. It totally transforms the doughy biscuits!
This savory recipe is a great way to use your canned biscuits if you want their doughy goodness to be covered in gooey cheese, all contrasting nicely with some delicious rotisserie chicken.
It’s very easy to make, too! All you’ll need are the biscuits, chicken, cheese, some tomatoes, celery, and cayenne pepper sauce.
Everything is mixed together and baked for 20 minutes, before being topped up with more cheese and baked for a further 5 minutes. The cheese will be melted and the biscuits a gorgeous golden brown!
For some extra flavor, add some ranch dressing too.
These delicious garlic biscuits are a great side for any meal. They’re incredibly easy to make, and will take you only 20 minutes total.
That’s right, these need only four ingredients! Besides your canned biscuits, you’ll also need salt, butter, and garlic powder.
Garlic bread is one of the best types of bread you can get, and this is like mini versions of that but in easy to eat, thick, doughy breadsticks!
Keeping with the garlic theme, these add delicious cheese to the mix. Perfectly fluffy and buttery, these are sure to be a hit that you’ll keep coming back to time and time again.
They’re a little harder to make than breadsticks, but still easy. Ingredients like the parmesan, garlic powder, butter and more are combined into a mixture to later add to your biscuits.
Before that comes, the biscuits are rolled into ropes, in order to make it easier to tie them into knots.
Going back to desserts, is there anything more refreshing than a strawberry dessert? When you combine that with the crumbliness and softness of a shortcake, you’ve got one of the best desserts ever.
All you’ll need to make the shortcake are your canned biscuits, some butter, and sugar.
The strawberries then need some sugar for themselves, while some sweetened whipped cream is made from mixing whipping cream with sugar and vanilla.
The biscuits are cooked and cooled, then the cream and strawberries are added.
This is a delicious way to use your canned biscuits, resulting in a savory and filled meal that’s not only supremely gooey, but also healthy.
That’s because your chicken ala king casserole will contain peas, bell pepper, mushrooms, and carrots. On top of that, you’ll need your chicken breast (see also ‘27 Incredible Chicken Breast Recipes To Try‘), some chicken broth, onions, and more.
Everything besides the biscuits are mixed together and brought to a boil, then the biscuits are added over the top of the mixture and baked for just over 25 minutes. It couldn’t be easier, yet it couldn’t be more delicious too!
Like the knots before, this delicious bread combines the great flavor of garlic with the gooey delight of cheese. Perfect!
On top of that, they’re just as simple to make. You’ll only need five ingredients: your canned biscuits, garlic powder, a pizza style cheese blend (because who doesn’t love pizza?), melted butter, and Italian herbs.
Each biscuit has its sides brushed with a mix of butter and spices, before being cut open and sprinkled with the cheese. Then it’s just a case of cooking them for half an hour, letting them cool, and enjoying!
These delicious sausage biscuit cups couldn’t be easier to make and will give you a perfect, filling breakfast to start the day with.
You’ll only need three ingredients, which are the canned biscuits, some crumbled cooked breakfast sausage (it needs to have cooled down), and some shredded cheese.
Mix the sausage and cheese in a bowl, before adding the cut pieces of the biscuit dough and stirring it all together.
Then just divide the mixture into the cups of a muffin tray, topping with remaining bits of biscuit. Bake and you’re done!
It’ll be the best way you could possibly start your day – or it works just as well as a side for your dinner, or a lunch snack!
Another casserole here, and why not? They’re practically the perfect way to use your canned biscuits, because they’re so gooey and so filling.
Even better, they’re incredibly easy to make! You’ll only need five ingredients: the canned biscuits, some ground beef, cheddar cheese, an onion, and some Sloppy Joe sauce.
You can get your Sloppy Joe sauce from plenty of different brands, and it’ll give your casserole such a delicious flavor.
This is the perfect appetizer for when you’ve got a party full of hungry guests to feed. With just one bite of one of these, they’ll be praising you as the perfect host!
On top of that, they’re very easy to make and will take only 35 minutes. That’s perfect if you’re in a rush, with the party coming up soon!
All you’ll need are the canned biscuits, fully cooked sausage links, some grated cheese, and two tablespoons of sweet hot mustard. That mustard is sure to give these bite sized appetizers a small kick!
You may not have thought about using the canned biscuit like bread for a sandwich, but it;s a great idea! Seriously, it’s even crumblier and doughier than bread, so why not?
This delicious recipe will take quite a while to make, but it’ll be more than worth it and you won’t be disappointed. It tells you how to make the biscuits, but you can skip that step!
With your refrigerated canned biscuits, you’ll save yourself a lot of time, which is a win already.
As for the spicy fried chicken, it’s full of flavor because it’s full of different ingredients!
From mustard to black pepper, crushed chilies to smoked paprika (see also ‘Does Smoked Paprika Have A Taste?‘), you can tell that this chicken will taste like no chicken you’ve ever tasted before – packed with spices and flavors.
We looked at delicious monkey bread earlier in the list, but now you can have it in muffin form! That’ll be perfect for bite sized helpings, meaning that it’ll be particularly great for parties.
Sugar and cinnamon are mixed together, biscuits are added, and sugar and margarine are heated together separate from all. It’s all finally added together and cooked – voila, delicious muffins!
This delicious chicken pot pie is a great way to turn your canned biscuits into a meal that is extremely filling and will feed the whole family – probably with plenty leftover too!
Though it may have a lot of different ingredients to it, it’s no less easy to make than any of the other simple recipes, and will only take you a total of 40 minutes before it’s sitting steaming on your table.
Better yet, it’s healthy! There’s celery stalks and plenty of mixed vegetables in this.
These crispy and delicious dessert bites are a great way for you to make your canned biscuits even better. On top of that, they’re properly easy to make, with just four ingredients and a total making time of only 20 minutes.
You’ll need your canned biscuits, as well as some unsalted butter (melted!) and granulated sugar. Last, but definitely not least, is the ground cinnamon.
It’s the cinnamon that will really push these biscuit bites into a world of their own, giving each one a slightly hot, spicy flavor!
What a dessert! You may have never dreamed that your canned biscuits could be used to make something as delicious and filling as a fruit coffee cake, but they can!
A great advantage of this dessert is how healthy it will be, thanks to the fruit. However, if you’re going to be usuhing fresh and hard fruit (like apples or pears), be sure to slice them thinly before using them.
Alternatively, you can save time and use canned or thawed frozen fruit. However, you need to make sure they are drained well beforehand.
Dough biscuits are quite similar to dumplings, which means they’re the perfect alternative for having with some chicken. Better yet, they’re quite healthy, with celery, carrots and yellow onion thrown into the mix.
Everything is cooked together at different stages, before the biscuit pieces (the canned biscuits are cut into 4 equal pieces each) are added and the whole mix is cooked and simmered for 20 minutes.
Who doesn’t love a good pizza? Nobody! And how great would it be if you could enjoy all the goodness of pizza but in little bite sized mouthfuls?
Well, you can! These are especially perfect for a party appetizer, and will impress any guest you give them to.
Plus, you can very easily customize them with your favorite toppings! This recipe gives pepperoni and cheese toppings as their example, which also use pizza sauce to turn your canned biscuits into mini pizzas.
However, you can swap out the pepperoni for whatever toppings you want. Ham? Sure! Pineapple! Absolutely!
First mini pizzas, now mini cheeseburgers?! All your favorite delicious snacks and meals can be turned into bite sized versions with the help of canned biscuits.
This recipe not only uses ground beef for the burger, but also includes bacon. If that’s too much meat for you, you can always leave out the bacon!
After that, it’s a case of American cheese, Worcestershire sauce, and plenty more combining to make this an easy treat.
19. Ham Potato Puffs
Similar to the pizzas, this offers a delicious blend of ham and cheese, all with your doughy and delicious canned biscuits.
These use biscuit cups as their mold, and the cheese melts over the tops of each mixture to create something gorgeous and gooey.
Another delicious way to use the heavenly combination of ham and cheese, this wonderful snack stuffs your biscuits with the meat and gooey dairy delight.
All you’ll need for these are the three ingredients you’d expect: your canned biscuits, some cooked ham, and some cheese slices.
Each biscuit is cut open, with the cheese and ham added. The sides are all pinched up and the mixture is baked for 14 minutes. Easy!
There’s nothing more cozy than a good old apple pie, and this turns it into a bite sized, mouthwatering mini casserole. Better yet, they’ll be reading in just 35 minutes!
Only a handful of ingredients are needed for these delicious desserts, which are perfect for parties. You’ll need your canned biscuits, some apple pie filling (delicious!), brown sugar, butter, and milk. Oh, and an egg! That’s essential.
The best apple pies will have a hint of cinnamon in them, giving the sweetness just a little spicy edge. This recipe is no different, including a tablespoon of cinnamon.
As you can tell from our list so far, monkey bread is a bit of a classic. This delicious mini garlic flavored version is no different, and can be made in just 10 minutes.
There’s plenty of flavor to these treats. This is largely down to the minced cloves of garlic that are used, but is also really helped by herbs like basil and oregano being included.
Add to that some grated parmesan cheese for a nice little hint of cheesiness, and you’ve got an appetizer to please everyone.
These delicious little cheese bombs are a perfect way to use your canned biscuits, and have just a hint of garlic to them for an added kick of flavor.
Each piece of dough is filled with some string cheese, before being brushed with a melted mixture of butter, garlic, salt, and parsley. Cook it all together and you’ve got a great appetizer!
Blending garlic and cheese really is a direct line to deliciousness, which is why we’ve features in so many of the recipes!
You can make lovely little doughy biscuits with this recipe, which will be the perfect mix of flakiness and gooeyness.
Better yet, these use both parmesan and mozzarella cheese, meaning you’ll get double the cheesiness!
This is a wonderfully quick recipe for turning your canned biscuits into appetizer pretzels, taking just 20 minutes total. All you’ll need are the biscuits, baking soda, sea salt, melted butter, and some water. Simple!
When it comes to rolling the biscuit dough into pretzels, it couldn’t be easier.
All you need to do is roll each one into a long rope, before twisting it into that famous pretzel curled shape, and pinching the ends to secure them.
This recipe includes a link to a lovely cheese sauce that’s perfect for dipping the pretzels into.
Cinnamon rolls are a delicious snack, perfectly bite sized and each giving off this little hint of spiciness from the cinnamon.
They make you feel warm inside – perfect for winter evening snacks! However, having to make the dough can really make it a longer process than you’d want.
That’s why you can use your canned biscuit dough instead! All you’ll need besides that is some butter, brown sugar, and ground cinnamon.
For added crispness, the recipe also tells you how to make a delicious glaze for brushing onto each bite.
Well, who doesn’t love a good donut? They taste even better (in a sense!) when you’re able to make them really quickly. You’re in luck there, then, because these only take 15 minutes to make!
All you’ll need for these tasty treats are your canned biscuits, some sugar, a stick of margarine, and a tablespoon of cinnamon (for an added kick!). Plus, vegetable oil to help with the frying.
Serve them warm!
This chicken biscuit pot pie is the perfect blend of crispy crust and creamy chicken insides, as well as being extremely healthy from being filled with thawed frozen mixed vegetables.
As you can tell from the fact that it used formerly frozen mixed veg, this is a pie that is all about speed and saving time! This takes just 10 minutes to prepare and 25 minutes to bake.
Okay, hear us out: cherry and cheese. This mix of sharp sweetness with savory cheese may seem really odd, but it’s popular for a reason.
Plus, these muffins are deliciously easy to prepare, cooking in just 100 minutes inside a muffin tin.
All you’ll need are canned biscuits, cherry preserves, cream cheese, and sugar. It couldn’t be easier!
30. Biscuit Beignets
These New Orleans style biscuit beignets are wonderfully easy to make and will leave you with a tasty bite sized treat that is both fluffy and slightly crisp.
All you’ll need are your canned biscuits and some powdered sugar to do dusting with. On top of that, some canola oil will help with the frying.
Simply cut the biscuits in half and fry them carefully in the oil until they’re golden brown.
These delicious sliders are like mini burgers, only swapping out the burger meat for some deli ham. They’re incredibly easy to make and only require a few ingredients.
You’ll need your canned biscuits, as well as the ham, some shredded swiss cheese, and butter. On top of those, you’ll not only need two tablespoons of honey, but also some honey mustard dressing.
Honey goes really well with ham, adding just a bit of extra flavor and impact to it.
For a bit of a Mexican twist, this enchilada recipe swaps out the actual enchiladas for canned biscuit dough instead.
This delicious bake is packed with good stuff! You’ll need some ground beef, grated cheddar cheese AND grated pepper jack cheese (double cheesy!), green chiles, and enchilada sauce.
Additionally, taco seasoning will also help it to burst with flavor!
At the end, you can top the bake with all kinds of tasty treats: avocado, cilantro, sour cream. You can even add hot sauce if you can handle it!
33. Bubble Up Pizza
We covered mini bite sized pizzas earlier, but this is closer to the real thing! You can use quartered canned biscuits as the dough.
As for the toppings? It’s really up to you! Whatever you like to have on your pizza, you can add. For example, you might want slices of turkey on there, or perhaps some pepperoni.
Alternatively, you might like a vegetable-heavy approach: green peppers, sweetcorn, sun dried tomato slices (on top of the tomato sauce), zucchini, broccoli, etc.
The list goes on! You can customize this delicious dish to your heart’s content.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Can I Make The Most Of My Canned Biscuits?
Each can of biscuits will only have so many, and you want to make the most out of them. A good idea is to pull each in half, which will then give you double the amount!
Canned biscuits are extremely versatile – you can make loads of recipes with them! Read our guide to find your new favorites.