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5 Recipes Using Refrigerated Biscuits

Refrigerated biscuits are quick and easy when you need fresh-baked biscuits in a hurry. However, refrigerated biscuits can be more than just a side dish. They can be used for main dishes, as well as for desserts. Stock up on them when they are on sale, and give these great recipes a try.

Cheeseburger Casserole

1 lb. hamburger
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 c. chopped onion
Salt and pepper
1/4 c. catsup
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
1 can refrigerated biscuits

Brown hamburger, garlic, and onion in skillet until browned. Drain fat, add salt and pepper. Stir in catsup and tomato sauce; heat thoroughly. Pour hamburger mixture into a 8-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle grated cheese on top. Top with refrigerated biscuits. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, until biscuits are browned.

monkey bread

Tuna & Biscuits

1 can cream of mushroom soup
2 cans of tuna, drained
1 can refrigerated biscuits
1 c. milk
1 c. cheddar cheese, grated

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place biscuits in greased 13x9x2-inch baking dish. In a medium-sized bowl, mix soup, tuna, and milk. Pour soup mixture over biscuits and sprinkle cheese on top. Bake for 25 minutes.

Barbecue Cups

3/4 lb. hamburger
1/2 c. BBQ sauce
1 tbsp. onion, minced
2 tbsp. brown sugar
1 can refrigerated biscuits
3/4 c. grated Mozzarella cheese

Brown hamburger; drain. Add sauce, onion and brown sugar. Put biscuits in muffin tins; work dough up sides leaving a well in middle. Spoon hamburger mixture in and top with cheese. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

Quick Cheese Biscuits

2 cans refrigerator biscuits
1/2 pound extra-sharp cheddar cheese, sliced in 1/8-inch slices

Separate refrigerated biscuits and flatten with palm of hand into a 3 to 4 inch circle. Place a slice of cheese on half of the round and fold remaining dough over top sealing edges securely. Place on cookie sheet and bake at 425 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until nicely browned.

Monkey Bread

4 cans refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
3/4 c. sugar
2 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
Nuts (optional)

1 c. sugar
2 tbsp. milk
3/4 c. margarine
1 tbsp. cinnamon

Quarter biscuits and roll in cinnamon and sugar which have been combined. Drop into greased tube pan or bundt pan. Sprinkle with nuts, if desired. Boil sauce ingredients 3 minutes. Pour over pan of biscuits. Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Invert and cool on plate.

Rachel Paxton is a freelance writer and mom who is the author of What's for Dinner?, an e-cookbook containing more than 250 quick easy dinner ideas. For more recipes, gardening, organizing tips, home decorating, holiday hints, and more, visit Creative Homemaking at

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