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Light and flaky cheddar biscuits with chipotle cheddar and fresh basil. These savory biscuits are so easy to make and the perfect side for any comfort dish!

Chipotle Cheddar Biscuits with Fresh Basil

Light and flaky cheddar biscuits with chipotle cheddar and fresh basil.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 120kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 9 tablespoons butter cold and chopped into cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 1/4 cups grated Cabot Chipotle Cheddar divided
  • 1 cup roughly torn/chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons milk


  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl combine the flour. baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • Add the butter to the flower and crumble it through the flour with your fingertips.
  • Add the buttermilk, 1 1/2 cups of the cheese and the basil.
  • Gently mix until the dough starts to come together.
  • Dump the dough out onto a well floured work surface and form it into a ball.
  • Pat the dough down until it's about one inch thick.
  • Using a three inch cookie cutter, cut out the biscuits and place them close together on the parchment paper.
  • Glaze each biscuit with the milk and then sprinkle the remaining 3/4 cup grated cheddar on top of the biscuits.
  • Bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and the cheese has melted.


Calories: 120kcal