A tube of biscuit dough, ready to pop, peel, and bake, is an incredibly convenient thing to have in your fridge. Is there an easier way to begin a meal, add substance to a light snack or fill your home with the warm aroma of freshly baked bread?
But maybe you're getting tired of the same old biscuits. Sure, they're fluffy and warm, and maybe slathered in butter, jam, or gravy - but maybe you're just not into it anymore.
If that's the case, don't worry! We have a whole list of recipes to use that tube of dough in ways that are not your traditional biscuit. From obvious go-to recipes like monkey bread and cobbler to more unusual variations like fried candy bars and pork buns, we have an array of recipes to suit all tastes and occasions. And if there's any chance you want to make your own biscuits from scratch - we've got you covered with a simple homemade biscuit recipe, too! This collection of recipes is truly a biscuit bonanza so what are you waiting for? Read on do discover 24 things to make with a tube of biscuit dough-that aren't biscuits. Shutterstock
Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
Make a delicious breakfast biscuit casserole for an easy, and filling, one-pan brunch dish that has everything in it you could want. It's like a giant bacon, egg, and cheese deli sandwich, with a bit of gravy added for good measure.
For the Biscuits and Gravy Casserole recipe, click here.
Bacon 'n Egg Stuffed Biscuits
Here's a bacon, egg, and cheese that's baked straight into a biscuit, great for a tasty breakfast on the go.
For the Bacon 'n Egg Stuffed Biscuits recipe, click here. Farmland Foods
Blackberry Cobbler With Lemon-Rosemary Biscuit Topping
Though this recipe uses a homemade biscuit dough, you can easily replace that with a store-bought tube to make a cobbler that comes together in minutes!
For the Blackberry Cobbler With Lemon-Rosemary Biscuit Topping recipe, click here. Kentucky Derby
Breakfast Monkey Bread With Sausage
Here is a savory monkey bread recipe that reimagines biscuits and gravy. This recipe is a hearty breakfast dish that is easy to share - great for an easy brunch dish to feed a crowd.
For the Breakfast Monkey Bread With Sausage recipe, click here. McCormick
Barbecued Pork Hand Pies
Stuff uncooked biscuits with delicious, melt-in-your-mouth-tender slow-cooked pork shoulder and discover a tasty hand pie recipe that's a lovely take on a summer classic.
For the Barbecued Pork Hand Pies recipe, click here. Hollis Wilder
Chicken Goulash With Biscuit Dumplings
Top a hearty stew with pre-made dumplings for an easy one-pot dish that is full of flavor.
For the Chicken Goulash With Biscuit Dumplings recipe, click here. FOOD & WINE Magazine
Cinnamon-Raisin Biscuit Bread Pudding Recipe
There is something so comforting about bread pudding. This recipe is rich, creamy, warm, and custardy, with hints of cinnamon, vanilla, and dark brown sugar that will fill your home with amazing smells.
For the Cinnamon-Raisin Biscuit Bread Pudding Recipe recipe, click here. Rick McKee
Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread
Cinnamon sugar monkey bread is the perfect sweet dessert bread to share. This recipe features a lovely glaze that gets drizzled all over the finished loaf for a sticky, finger-licking finish on an already tasty dessert.
For the Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread recipe, click here. Shutterstock
Deep-Fried Candy Bars
Bring the state fair to your own kitchen with these deep-fried candy bars. Using ready-made biscuit dough means there's no need to deal with messy batters to enjoy these candy bar treats. Simply wrap the bars in biscuit dough and fry away!
For the Deep-Fried Candy Bars recipe, click here. Pillsbury
Easy Asian Pork Bundles
These baked biscuit buns are filled with a tasty, Asian-inspired filling of pork, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and sesame oil.
For the Easy Asian Pork Bundles recipe, click here. PIllsbury
Easy Peasy Banana Empanadas
Turn your biscuit dough into empanadas! These empanadas happen to be filled with a sweet mixture of banana, chocolate, and coconut, but you can easily make them savory and use your favorite meat pie filling instead.
For the Easy Peasy Banana Empanadas recipe, click here. Shutterstock
Honey Ham Waffle Sandwiches
Break out the waffle iron and make these waffle sandwiches for breakfast! They are filled with cooked ham and cheese and they go particularly well with a dollop of honey mustard.
For the Honey Ham Waffle Sandwiches recipe, click here. PIllsbury
Individual Biscuit Pizzas
Anything can become a pizza with the right ingredients. For a personal pizza that has a rich sweetness with a fluffier than usual crust, give these pizza biscuits a try!
For the Individual Biscuit Pizzas recipe, click here. Shutterstock
Make doughnuts at home and enjoy them while they're warm and extra-delicious. Fill these homemade biscuit doughnuts with your favorite jam and enjoy!
For the Jam-Filled Donuts recipe, click here. Shutterstock
Mini Mexican Gorditas
Give your biscuits a Mexican spin with these mini-gorditas. Topped with pepper jack cheese, chorizo, and creamy avocado, these gorditas are delicious.
For the Mini Mexican Gorditas recipe, click here. Pillsbury
Mini Quiche Lorraine Biscuits
Combine quiche with biscuits and discover these savory biscuit tarts. This dish is full of flavor but super-easy to make.
For the Mini Quiche Lorraine Biscuits recipe, click here. PIllsbury
Mini Shepherd's Pies Recipe
These mini shepherd's pies are cute and delicious, perfect for an appetizer or snack.
For the Mini Shepherd's Pies recipe, click here. Taste of Home
By simply changing the shape of a tube of biscuit dough you can find yourself with a completely different baked good! These biscones are filled with dried fruit and covered with a light orange glaze.
For the Orange-Glazed Biscones recipe , click here. PIllsbury
Peach Biscuit Brown Betty
This dessert is all about ease and simplicity. Biscuits are used instead of bread slices in this spin on a classic dessert.
For the Peach Biscuit Brown Betty recipe, click here. Karen Mordechiai
Quick Chicken Pot Pie
Get a delicious pot pie on the table in no time using cooked chicken, frozen vegetables, and a tube of biscuit dough.
For the Quick Chicken Pot Pie recipe, click here. Campbell's Kitchen
Sausage and Egg Waffle Tacos
Ok, the term taco is being used very loosely here, but this is still a fun, tasty, and nontraditional way to use biscuits!
For the Sausage and Egg Waffle Tacos recipe, click here. PIllsbury
Sausage Gravy, Ramps, and Biscuit Skillet
All it takes is one skillet in this recipe to produce a creamy, decadent breakfast dish.
For the Sausage Gravy, Ramps, and Biscuit Skillet recipe, click here. Thinkstock
Sausage Stuffed Biscuits With Cranberry Sauce
Stuff your biscuits with sausage before cooking them in a waffle iron. Top them with cranberry sauce for a lovely combination of savory and sweet for breakfast or brunch.
For the Sausage Stuffed Biscuits With Cranberry Sauce recipe, click here. Pillsbury
Slow Cooker Turtle Monkey Bread
This decadent chocolate monkey bread comes together in a slow cooker, so you don't even need to turn on the oven.
For the Slow Cooker Turtle Monkey Bread recipe, click here. Pillsbury
Rachel's Very Beginner's Cream Biscuits Recipe
If you want to take a stab at making your own biscuits, this is the perfect starting recipe. it is a snap to make and yields tender and fluffy homemade biscuits. An now that you kow what to do with tha tube of biscuit dough, it might be time to try out a few of these recipes to make with a tube of store-bought cookie dough!
For the Rachel's Very Beginner's Cream Biscuits recipe, click here.
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