Convection-Baked Cheddar Chive Drop Biscuits

Carlene Thomas RDN
Carlene Thomas RDN
May 11, 2022
These unfussy biscuits are made with dough blitzed together in a food processor and are ready to eat in under 30 minutes. The Anova Precision Oven’s convection function cooks these quickly and evenly, creating the perfect browned exterior without drying out the inside. Because the oven is incredibly precise, you’ll get perfect results every time. Pair with eggs and bacon for a glorious breakfast sandwich.
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Convection-Baked Cheddar Chive Drop Biscuits
5 (5)
2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
minced fresh chives
1 tsp
kosher salt
½ tsp
red pepper flakes
¼ tsp
garlic powder
⅛ tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 (3-oz) block
mild cheddar cheese
⅓ cup
unsalted butter, chilled
1 cup plus 2 Tbsp
2% milk, divided

1. Preheat the Oven and Prepare Pan

Line a sheet pan with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 400°F
Heat: Rear

2. Combine Dry Ingredients

Combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, chives, salt, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, and black pepper in a food processor. Pulse to combine.
Combine Dry Ingredients

3. Grate Cheese

Add the grating attachment onto the food professor and grate the cheese directly into the flour mixture.
Grate Cheese

4. Grate Butter

Grate the butter into the mixture in the same way as the cheese.
Grate Butter

5. Add Milk

Remove the grating attachment. Gradually pour 1 cup of the milk through the food processor’s feed tube into the batter, pulsing to combine. The batter will be very thick.
Add Milk

6. Drop Biscuits

Use two spoons to form the batter into 6 large biscuits on the prepared pan.
Drop Biscuits

7. Brush with Milk

Brush the top of each biscuit with the remaining milk.
Brush with Milk

8. Bake

Transfer to the oven and bake until golden brown, 12 minutes.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 400°F
Heat: Rear
00:12 Timer

9. Cool and Serve

Let cool for 5 minutes. Serve with butter.
Cool and Serve
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