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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Chocolate Chip Breakfast Biscuits

We like a lot of variety in our breakfast routine. It's so easy to just stick with the oatmeal or pancake stand-bys, but I try to rotate things as much as possible. At the very least, I make sure we do not eat the same thing two days in a row.

This morning, I needed a breakfast that would come together quickly but still be a treat for my husband's birthday. Then I remembered - chocolate chip breakfast biscuits! I've made these quite a few times in the past and they are always a HUGE hit. For whatever reason though, they've been forgotten about until today. They are so good that I doubt I'll be making that mistake again!
Chocolate Chip Breakfast Biscuits
  • 3 c. flour
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1 1/2 T. baking powder
  • 3/4 t. salt
  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 1-2 c. chocolate chips
  • 1/2-1 c. milk
1. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut butter into the flour mixture until crumbly. Stir in chocolate chips.

2. Add the milk, a little at a time, just until dough comes together. If you accidentally add too much milk and the dough becomes sticky, just add a little more flour.

3. Roll out dough and cut, or just drop 1/4 c. portions onto a baking sheet. (That's what I did.) Bake at 425 degrees for 10-15 minutes, until fully cooked and lightly browned on top.

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SarahGirl said...

Hi, Kate,

I enjoy your blog!

How many biscuits (more or less) do you get from this recipe? And, if you choose to roll them, about how thick? I'm not normally a biscuit maker, but these sound great. School's cancelled tomorrow and I thought these would make a fun "snow day" breakfast.


Kate said...

Hi Sarah. For drop biscuits, I probably got 18. I would roll the dough probably about an inch and a half thick. You might have to cook them a little longer though.

Thanks! So glad you enjoy my blog.

Dave said...

Sounds yummy! I am not much of a fan of choclate for breakfast, but in my family that makes me the minority. Looking firward to giving it a try.

Jennifer said...

I probobly make the same thing for breakfast 4 days out of 7! However, I am trying to get better at it.

What could be better than chocolate for breakfast! Can't wait to try these!

Sonshine said...

Swwwweeett!! a recipe that is quick to do and would be a hit with my family too! We are trying to get poptarts out of the house so these could be a good replacement! :)

Thanks for sharing!

Jenny86753oh9 said...

Mmmmm...guess what's for breakfast this morning!? 2nd day of being snowed in...I need something to keep my kiddos from whining!

Brandy said...

Looks good!

Kookaburra said...

Sounds yummy... can't wait to try this! Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

This sounds so easy and good! I think I'm trying these this weekend!


Jerri - Simply Sweet Home said...

Yum! These sound really good!

Raise Them Up said...

I just printed out a copy. I am planning to make them in the morning before my son's basketball game. Thanks for a great idea!

Cassandra @ Tripping Around The Sun said...

do you still include the baking powder and soda if using self rising (or another way of asking is do you use all purpose flour?)

SimplyMe said...

I wanted to let you know....I was rather inspired by your blog and made myself a menu plan. I picked up all my groceries this past weekend and we're are loving all the recipes we've tried thus far. This morning I made this recipe and even my daughter who doesn't care for milk chocolate loved them! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful journey!