Recipes Using Canned Refrigerator Biscuits

Refrigerator biscuits are a great base for quick pastries and many other sweet or savory recipes. They can be used as a bottom or top crust for a casserole or even for easy homemade doughnuts.


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  • 3/4 lb. ground beef, browned
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. minced onion
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 can refrigerator flaky biscuits
  • 3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese


To browned beef, add barbecue sauce, onion and brown sugar. Press each of the flaky biscuits into ungreased muffin cups (up to edge) and spoon in meat. Top with grated cheddar cheese. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10-12 minutes.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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You don't get much easier than this recipe! Love the orange marmalade!


  • 1 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped nuts
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 cans refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


Grease 12 cup bundt pan with 1 tablespoon butter. Place teaspoonfuls of orange marmalade in bottom of pan. Sprinkle with nuts. In small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Mix well and set aside.

Separate biscuits. Dip biscuits in melted butter and then in sugar. Stand biscuits on edge in pan, spacing evenly. Sprinkle top with any remaining sugar and drizzle with any remaining butter. Bake near center of 350 degrees F oven for 30-40 minutes, or until brown. Cook upright in pan for 5 minutes. Invert onto serving plate.

Servings: 20
Prep Time: 20-30 Minutes
Cooking Time: 30-40 Minutes

By Robin from Washington, IA

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May 28, 2005

Brown meat and onion; drain. Add barbecue, Tabasco and spices; simmer. Spread biscuits in 9x13 inch pan. Spread meat and cheese. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.

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September 23, 2005

In large skillet, brown ground beef; drain. Add barbecue sauce, brown sugar, and onion. Set aside.

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May 8, 2012

On a recipe for a taco burger bake submitted by Robin of Washington, there is a mention of refrigerator biscuits. Can someone tell me what they are as I've never heard of these in Australia.

By Heather


May 8, 20120 found this helpful

They are ready to bake buiscuits found in containers in the cooler section of your store. They are usually found in the same area as your butter and margerine, etc. In the states they come in tube shaped containers.

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February 10, 2018

Turnovers can easily be made using canned biscuits. This method helps save the time that would otherwise be needed to make pie crust dough. The crust consistency may not be the same however. This is a page about using biscuits to make turnovers.

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February 6, 2018

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