Looking for a quick and easy dinner dish? Or perhaps you need something sweet and delicious for dessert? Whatever you need, a box of bisquick could be the answer.
Have you ever wondered what to do with leftover bisquick? Did you buy it for a specific recipe but now have half a box or more left? No problem. Here we have 17 easy and customizable recipes that use bisquick.
Whether you want southern comfort foods or a fusion of flavors, here are 17 easy recipes that use bisquick.
17 Easy Bisquick Recipes
From dinner to dessert, from sweet to savory, these 17 easy bisquick recipes are sure to please. From casserole to muffins, bread to biscuits, these recipes are easy and customizable.
1. Chicken & Dumpling Soup (or Turkey & Dumpling Soup)
Chicken & Dumpling soup is a classic recipe. Biscuit dumplings are easy to make and taste delicious in this simple, yet delightful, soup.
In the fall try a Turkey and Dumpling Soup, just substitute turkey for chicken. You can substitute just about any poultry, even duck or pheasant. If you are vegetarian, try Dumplings in vegetable soup.
2. Fiesta Cobbler
This Mexican inspired idea is easy and quick. Whether you like chicken, beef, chorizo, or want to go simple and vegetarian, this cobbler is delightful.
This recipe layers ingredients in the pan and tops with a layer of biscuits. This makes it super easy to remove or add ingredients that you like.
3. Pizza Pancakes
These savory pancakes will surprise you with how good they are. Mix in your favorite pizza toppings. You can add sausage, pepperoni, bacon bits, chopped green onion, mushrooms, and more.
If you are not a fan of pizza you can also substitute other savory ingredients. For Instance, herbed buttermilk pancakes or cheddar, bacon, and chive pancakes.
4. Chili with Dumplings
This warming and spicy dish is perfect for a cold fall, winter, or spring day. You can use any style of chili and any dumpling recipe.
Cornbread style dumplings (made by mixing half bisquick with half cornmeal) are best in this dish. For some added interest mix some corn or diced green chiles into your dumplings.
5. Breakfast Casserole
Breakfast casseroles are easy and a great option if you have busy mornings. Make it on Sunday and you will have enough for all week (if it is just you) or for a couple days (if you share).
This recipe idea is simple to customize. All you need to do is gather and prepare your favorite breakfast items, layer them in the pan, and pour the biscuit mix on top. You can also pour a bottom layer of biscuit mix, layer your items, and top with more biscuit mix.
6. Pizza Casserole
This pizza flavor inspired casserole is easy and delicious. Casseroles make a simple dinner that always has leftovers you can eat for lunch or dinner later in the week.
If you want to mix it up, make one part a pepperoni pizza, one part sausage pizza, one part vegetarian, or any other combo you like.
7. Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
This hearty meal makes a great dinner. You can make it in a pie dish or double the recipe and make it in a 9×13 inch baking dish.
This one pan dish is easy to make and easy to customize. Use the traditional vegetables or make a mix of your own. Mix some herbs into the crust or leave it plain.
8. Cheddar chive biscuits
These biscuits make a delicious side dish. Serve them with breakfast or as a side at dinner. You can make them into a biscuit sandwich for lunch.
These fun biscuits also make good dumplings in a soup or stew or as a topping for a savory cobbler or casserole. Go ahead and mix and match recipes, there is no rule that says you cannot use these biscuits to add flavor to another recipe.
9. Buttermilk biscuits
These simple and traditional biscuits are great because they are so versatile. You can serve them with almost anything.
If you are feeling adventurous add some ingredients. For instance, a favorite cheese or some fresh or dried herbs. You can even spread the biscuit mix around sausage and make sausage filled biscuits.
Muffins are an easy recipe to make and bisquick makes them easier. You can add just about anything to a muffin recipe so long as it does not add too much liquid.
Substitute any preferred berry in the raspberry muffins. Add some raisins or finely chopped apples to the cinnamon muffins or you can add chopped nuts. For the pumpkin muffins, consider adding dried cranberries or chopped pecans.
11. Cinnamon apple Bread
Cinnamon apple bread is a delicious and easy use of bisquick. Another good bread option is Banana bread. In both cases the breads can be customizable through the addition of chopped nuts, dried fruits, or the addition of preferred spices.
If you are worried about what to do with leftover bread, consider turning it into a bread pudding.
12. Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon rolls are delicious and with bisquick they are super easy. Cinnamon rolls make a great sweet breakfast with coffee or a yummy after dinner dessert.
Add some chopped pecans or a drizzle of caramel sauce. Try the unique sticky buns below if you are fan of caramel and nuts.
13. Coffee Cake
Enjoy some coffee cake with your morning coffee. Or add a scoop of ice cream and some caramel or chocolate sauce for a great dessert.
Coffee cake is great because you can make it plain or you can add chopped fresh fruit, chopped nuts, chocolate chips, and more. Turn left over coffee cake into bread pudding.
14. Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry Shortcake is a classic summer dessert. Did you know you can use any berry? Or even any fruit? All it takes is shortcake, whip cream, and your desired fruit.
This dish is easy to customize as shortcake biscuits go good with any fruit. Try changing your fruits with the seasons. Strawberries in May or June, Blueberries in June or July, Raspberries, or black berries in August, and so on.
15. Berry Cobbler
Berry Cobbler is another summer favorite. Enjoy it fresh out of the oven or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whip cream on top.
Do not worry if you do not have the exact berries on hand. Just keep the numbers the same and it will taste great. For instance, if you do not have raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries try using just one type or mix any berries you do have.
16. Fresh Fruit Cobbler
Fresh fruit cobbler is usually thought of as a summer or fall dish, but it can be made year round. Check what is available at your local grocery store or farmers market.
The most popular are Peach, Apple, and Pear. You can make it with other fresh fruits such as cherries, nectarines, and even pineapple.
17. Pancakes or Waffles
Last, but not least, Bisquick is the obvious choice for pancakes or waffles. You can go simple or throw in some fresh berries or chocolate chips.
Some fun ideas for what to do to spice up your simple pancakes and waffles are tacos or sandwiches. For tacos, just fold the pancake or waffle in half and stuff with bacon, egg and whatever else you like. For sandwiches, place your chosen sandwich fillings in between two pancakes or two waffles.
So, there you have it. Enjoy these 17 easy and delicious recipes that use Bisquick. Feel free to customize and change the recipes to meet your needs.
Whether you want something savory or sweet, may you be inspired to explore the variety of options available to you. Happy cooking and happy eating!