How to Make Tender Fluffy Cream Cheese Cheddar Biscuits!

A Guide to Making Perfectly Tender and Fluffy Cream Cheese and Cheddar Biscuits

If you're a fan of warm, buttery biscuits, then this cream cheese and cheddar cheese biscuit recipe is a must-try. These biscuits are airy, tender, and packed with flavor. They're perfect for any meal of the day and can be enjoyed on their own or as a delicious sandwich base. This recipe is easy to follow and only requires about 20 minutes of hands-on time.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (or cayenne pepper for extra heat)
  • 1/2 cup frozen butter, grated
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives (or substitute with scallions or chopped parsley)


  1. Preheat your oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda, salt, and black pepper until evenly combined.
  3. Add the grated frozen butter to the mixing bowl and toss it in the flour mixture until well distributed.
  4. Add the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and chives to the mixing bowl and use your hands to gently mix everything together until evenly combined.
  5. Gradually pour in the buttermilk, stirring with a wooden spoon until the dough comes together into one homogenous mass.
  6. Gently turn out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead it briefly until it comes together more tightly (be careful not to over-knead).
  7. Pat or roll out the dough to about 1-inch thickness and cut out biscuits using a biscuit cutter or a drinking glass dipped in flour.
  8. Place the biscuits onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove the biscuits from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.

These biscuits will stay fresh for up to 5 days when kept in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat them in the oven or toaster oven until they're heated through before serving.

With just a few simple ingredients and some expert technique, you can have fresh, homemade biscuits ready to serve in no time. Give this recipe a try and enjoy the fluffy, buttery goodness of cream cheese and cheddar cheese biscuits any time you like.

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