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Recipe: Easy Homemade Biscuits

My sister-in-law shared this recipe with me a couple years ago and it has been a favorite ever since! These biscuits are a perfect complement to any breakfast – they’re easy to make and they come out of the oven hot and delicious. The men in your life will be impressed. 🙂

Easy Homemade Biscuits

2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 cup milk

  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Cut butter into flour using a fork.
  3. Stir in milk to form a ball of dough.
  4. Knead dough on a floured board 5 -6 times.
  5. Roll or pat to 1/2 thick and cut out biscuits.
  6. Bake on a greased cookie sheet for 8 – 12 minutes.

Makes Approx. 8 biscuits

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Chicken Biscuits for Breakfast!

I had about 20 minutes to make breakfast before the guys came up from the barn this morning……..yes, they are extremely spoiled! Ha! Between my mother-in-law and I, they get a hot breakfast every morning. Of course, when they’ve been working since 4:00am, they’re pretty ravenous by the time 8:30 rolls around!

I was tired of the usual bacon, ham, or sausage deal when I opened the fridge and remembered that I had some chicken breasts that I needed to use before they went bad. Thus, the birth of the chicken biscuit! I didn’t measure out my ingredients so here’s my best estimate for the recipe. 🙂 They were delicious!

Chicken Nuggets for Chicken Biscuits

1 1/2 large chicken breasts (cut into chunks)
1 egg, beaten
2 heaping tablespoons flour
1 heaping tablespoon powdered sugar
Salt
Pepper
Crisco Oil
Biscuits of your choice

  1. Start heating approx. 1/4 inch of oil in the bottom of a small skillet.
  2. Cut chicken breasts into 1 1/2 inch (or smaller) chunks.
  3. Beat egg in small bowl.
  4. Stir together the flour, powdered sugar, salt and pepper in another small bowl.
  5. Dip chicken chunks into beaten egg.
  6. Roll chicken chunks in flour mixture.
  7. Fry floured chicken chunks in oil until deep golden brown and cooked through (approx 10 – 15 min depending on size).
  8. Serve on your favorite biscuits!