15 Recipes You Can Make With a Box of Bisquick

Oh, Bisquick. What a lifesaving ingredient for all home cooks in the kitchen. You can't miss that bright yellow box in the baking aisle at the grocery store. I'm usually not one to reach for boxed baking mixes, but when it comes to Bisquick recipes, the baking mix is one of my go-to's for fluffy pancakes, waffles, dumplings, and biscuits.

So, you might ask, what are the ingredients in the yellow box? Turns out, nothing out of the ordinary; flour, salt, shortening, and baking powder. And for all of our gluten-free friends, Betty Crocker now offers a gluten-free version of their Bisquick mix. It's a blend of rice flour, salt, sugar, leavening agents, potato starch and xantham gum.

If you thought you were limited to just pancakes, dumplings, and biscuits with a box of Bisquick, think again! There are a number of easy and creative recipes you can make to get the most out of a box of Bisquick. Cinnamon rolls, dessert recipes, side dishes galore! Heck, even dinner recipes!

1. Bisquick Sausage Balls

Need the perfect holiday appetizer? Try out these Bisquick Sausage Balls. Cheesy and delicious, these sausage balls only require five simple ingredients. The perfect way to use up and leftover Bisquick mix.

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2. Bisquick Peach Cobbler

Cobbler is one of those desserts that is so versatile and incredibly easy for brunch, especially since the prep time is so quick! For this recipe, start by making the cobbler batter, which is just a mixture of Bisquick, sugar, milk, nutmeg, and melted butter. Pour that into a pan, add in your peach cobbler filling, bake and serve warm with a generous scoop of ice cream!

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3. Bisquick Chicken Pot Pie

With its golden brown biscuit topping and hearty vegetable and chicken filling, there's no doubt this Bisquick Chicken Pot Pie will soon become a family favorite dinner.

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4. Crustless Broccoli, Bacon, and Cheddar Quiche

Don't have the time to roll out quiche dough? No problem! This no-stress recipe gives you a beautiful quiche to serve to hungry guests in no time. For the "crust," combine eggs, milk (buttermilk works, too), Bisquick, and grated Parmesan cheese. Stir in the bacon, steamed broccoli, and cheddar cheese, pour into a dish, bake and you have yourself a quiche.

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5. Baked Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

Doughnuts are classic, but when it comes to making them yourself, it can sometimes be a hassle. With these baked doughnuts using Bisquick, they're ready in under 30 minutes and finished off by being dipped in melted butter and tossed with cinnamon sugar.

Take these doughnuts to the next level by dipping the tops in a simple frosting made with powdered sugar and milk.

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6. Bisquick Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you're like me and you can't get enough of chewy chocolate chip cookies, look no further! This recipe uses Bisquick baking mix as the dry ingredients, some brown sugar, a bit of vanilla extract, eggs, butter, and of course chocolate chips to give you the perfect dough to scoop into spoonfuls. Add in some walnuts or pecans for extra crunch.

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7. Gluten-Free Blueberry & Brown Sugar Muffins

If you want a tasty breakfast or just a simple treat, these gluten-free muffins are perfect and generously packed with blueberries. Again, the Gluten-Free Bisquick mix acts as the replacement for all of the dry ingredients, so that means less time measuring!

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8. Bisquick Taco Bake

For a twist on taco night, try out this taco bake for this week's dinner. Ground beef, onions, taco seasoning, and veggies make up the filling and it's topped with a cheesy Bisquick mixture. For a vegetarian version, try replacing the ground beef with sauteed zucchini, mushrooms, corn, or anything else you have on hand.

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9. Slow Cooker Chicken & Herbed Dumplings

Tis' the season for slow cooker meals! I don't know about you, but I can't get enough of my slow cooker right about now. This recipe is full of vegetables, shredded chicken, and herbs and cooked slowly in a creamy broth, then topped with Bisquick dumplings.

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10. Bisquick Strawberry Shortcake

If you are looking for ways to impress your friends with a fancy dessert, but just don't have the time to bake in the kitchen, Bisquick is your friendly helper for cake recipes. Using Bisquick mix can save a lot of time, especially for shortcakes. And they're just as tender and flaky.

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11. Bisquick Chocolate Chip Scones

Want an excuse to eat chocolate chips for breakfast? I know I do! Like mentioned before, using Bisquick as the dry ingredients really save time in the kitchen. Since there's less measuring involved, this would be a great way to get the kids in the kitchen.

And if chocolate for breakfast really isn't your thing, try replacing it with fresh or dried fruits.

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12. Bisquick Pizza Dough

Who doesn't love pizza night? But, when you don't have the energy to mix together pizza dough, it's easy to just call the local pizzeria. Well, Bisquick is, here again, to save the day! This dough requires a few simple ingredients and doesn't even need a rising period since there's no yeast involved.

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13. Bisquick Breadsticks

Bread is one of my weaknesses.  Add cheese into the bread dough and I'll eat the entire loaf!  When your craving bread, instead of going through the long breadmaking process, cut yourself a break a try out these breadsticks. They'll be ready in no time and make the perfect snack or appetizer.

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14. Bisquick Churros

Who knew that Bisquick, sugar, cinnamon, and water could turn out to be not only an easy but also impressive dessert? Crisp, sweet, and classic these churros won't disappoint.

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15. Bisquick Breakfast Casserole

This family favorite recipe is exactly what everyone needs bright and early in the morning. Loaded with eggs, sausage, cheese, and a fluffy Bisquick mixture, you might have to double the recipe. Good thing you can make it ahead of time and store in the refrigerator for a quick breakfast on the go.

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