Nacho cheese cheddar biscuits

These nacho cheese flavored biscuits are cheesy and slightly addictive. They're perfect for your next savory breakfast sandwich.
6 to 8 biscuits
schedule 25 minutes
schedule 15 minutes
schedule 40 minutes


Nacho cheese seasoning
  • 14 cup cheddar cheese powder
  • 1 12 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 12 teaspoon MSG
  • 14 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 12 teaspoon salt
Nacho cheese biscuit
  • 300 grams self-rising flour
  • 1 stick of frozen butter, grated
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar (80 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons nacho cheese seasoning (above)
  • 1 cup cold buttermilk


Combine all of the Nacho cheese seasoning ingredients in bowl and mix to incorporate. Store in a jar in your pantry. 

Weigh your flour. Grate frozen butter into the sifted self rising flour. Stir to combine until the butter is fully coated by flour. 

Add the shredded cheddar cheese and the 2 tablespoons of nacho cheese seasoning and stir to mix everything up. 

Put bowl in freezer for 10 minutes. It's important to keep the butter as cold as possible through this process. 

Combine buttermilk to the cold flour/butter/cheese mixture to bring together as a dough. Stir no more than 15 times. Overworking the dough at this stage could cause your finished biscuits to be more tough. Your dough at the end of 15 stirs will be very shaggy and not smooth at all. 

On a floured surface dump out dough and roll with a rolling pin. If you don't have a rolling pin, you can just use your hands. Dust with flour as needed when dough gets sticky. Fold the dough over on itself five different times. This folding process is what creates the layers in the biscuits. 

Roll or flatten the dough to 3/4 to 1 inch thick/tall.

Cut biscuits into circles or squares and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet. When cutting, you do not want to twist the cutter. Twisting while cutting will ruin the layers that you created with folding. Place your cut biscuits next to each other (touching) on the sheet pan. Touching biscuits help each other rise taller. 

After cutting biscuits, you can grab any scraps of dough and reroll and re-cut them. There's no need to waste any dough. The last few biscuits might not look as uniform as the first ones, but they will all taste the same. 

Bake at 475 degrees F (245 C) for around 15 minutes. Check around the 12 minute mark to make sure they do not brown too much.

When biscuits are done, transfer them from your baking pan onto a cooling rack to stop the bottoms from cooking further.

Paint the melted butter on top of each biscuit.

Serve and enjoy.

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