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When you need comforting and delicious bread for your favorite meal, these honey butter biscuits come through every single time. 

The tasty addition of sweetened butter is reminiscent of the best restaurants and takes the entire meal to a new level of perfection.


Honey Biscuit Recipe

Why This Recipe

Serve honey butter biscuits and delight your family and guests! Our biscuits add the perfect touch any time your meal needs a little bread to make it complete. And the sweetened butter makes it almost like dessert!

Honey Butter Biscuits

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Honey Butter Biscuit Recipe

Ingredients For Honey Butter Biscuits

Make your shopping list now and make sure you have these ingredients on hand when it’s time to make amazing biscuits. Buttermilk is not something I regularly have on hand so I wanted to call that ingredient out for you. Cream of tartar is also one you’ll need to check your pantry for first.

Honey Butter Biscuit Ingredients


For the Biscuits

Flour – I use all-purpose flour for this recipe.
Sugar – Generic granulated sugars sometimes (but not always) have unlisted fillers so if you’ve been wondering what is off with your sugar try a brand name.
Baking Powder – Fresh is best.
Salt –Regular table salt is preferred.
Butter -Use real, frozen butter for the flakiest biscuit ever.
Buttermilk – If you don’t have buttermilk you can make a substitute but it’s not quite the same.
Cream of Tartar – A leavening agent for baked goods found in the spice aisle and used for baking and in homemade snickerdoodle recipes.

And for the Honey Butter

Butter – .Real butter is best, but margarine or a non-dairy substitute will work if needed.
Honey –  I like to use local honey whenever possible, but store-bought honey works too! Local honey helps with seasonal allergies and supports local farmers so the next time you see some at the farmers market, pick up a jar. 

How to Make Honey Butter Biscuits

How to make Honey Butter Biscuits


1. Mix the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl with a whisk or fork.
2. Chop up your butter and cut it into the flour mixture with a pastry cutter or fork.
3. Add the buttermilk last and mix to combine. 
4. Drop rounded spoonfuls onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Brush with honey butter.
Then bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with more honey butter glaze when finished.
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Timesaving Tips

  • Chill your buttermilk ahead of time so it’s ready to go. Immediately after you get home from the grocery store might not be the best time to make this recipe since the buttermilk needs to be cold. 
  • For best results, throw your butter in the freezer twenty minutes or so before you start mixing up biscuits.
  • Freeze extra unbaked biscuits to use later when you have a time crunch.
  • Mix honey and butter with a blender or electric mixer for the best results.


Why does the butter need to be cold? Can’t I use melted butter?

Cold butter will melt as the biscuits bake, resulting in a flaky, buttery biscuit. 

Can I freeze these biscuits?

This is a drop biscuit recipe, so if you want to freeze before baking, drop by rounded spoonfuls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and place them in your freezer. Once the biscuits are frozen, move them to a freezer-quality zipper bag and save them for up to six months. Baking time will be slightly increased to bake from frozen.

If you want to freeze biscuits that are already baked, that works too! Just pop them in your freezer-quality zipper bag, remove the air, and freeze for up to three months.

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Honey Butter Biscuits

Delicious biscuits with the taste of honey.
Course bread
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue side, biscuits, breads, butter, honey, picnic, side dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 171kcal


  • Pastry Cutter or Fork
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Rubber Spatula or Spoon



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter chilled and chopped
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk chilled
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar

Honey Butter

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup honey


  • Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  • Cut in chopped butter with a pastry cutter or fork.
  • Add buttermilk and combine until fully incorporated.
  • Drop rounded spoonfuls onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. 
  • Mix together the honey and butter.
  • Brush with biscuits with honey butter mixture.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Brush with more honey butter glaze when finished.


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 88IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 1mg

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Friday 16th of April 2021

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Wednesday 14th of April 2021

Oh, so good! We got a pastry cutter just for biscuits, so it's about time to use it!