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Cornmeal-Chive Drop Biscuits

“Cornmeal gives these biscuits a nice crunch,” writes Angela Buchanan from Longmont, Colorado. “Use this recipe to make drop dumplings for soups or stews, too. Just drop the dough on top, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.”
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 biscuits


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives


  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, mix the flour, cornmeal, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk and chives; stir just until moistened.
  • Drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto a greased cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet. Bake until golden brown, 12-16 minutes. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 biscuit: 175 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 391mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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