chile biscuits

Cheddar and Roasted Chile Biscuits

Take your traditional butter biscuit and give it an upgrade! Cheddar cheese and roasted chiles make this recipe a standout side at any get together.

Sarah Warner shares the recipe for these flavorful cheddar and chile biscuits.

Find more of Sarah’s recipes on her website,, or on Instagram, @sarahmakesit


Cheddar and Chile Biscuits


  • 2 cups all- purpose flour
  • 1+ 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup fire roasted chilies, diced
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes (or 3/4 cup drained canned chiles)
  • 1-2 Tbs melted butter, for brushing over tops


1) Preheat the oven to 400

2) In a large mixing bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

3) Cut the butter into the dry ingredients using a pastry blender or two knives scissor fashion until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

4) In a small bowl stir together milk and sour cream until mixture is almost smooth.

5) Make a well in the center of the flour mixture an add the milk mixture. Using a wooden spoon stir just until the dough sticks together. Stir in the chilies and cheese.

6) Dump the dough out onto a lightly floured surface, flour your hands and knead about 10 times or until dough holds together.

7) Pat or roll out dough to 1/2- inch thickness. Cut with a biscuit cutter or a round cookie cutter and place on parchment lined or non- stick baking sheet.

8) Bake for 12- 15 minutes  Until biscuits are golden brown. Remove from oven and baste with butter!

Add comment