Venison Cheddar Biscuits are soft flaky buttery golden brown buttermilk biscuits infused with venison sausage and cheddar cheese. Was that too many descriptive words? Maybe, but they perfectly describe how delicious these biscuits are.
Cheddar biscuits have been around for a long time and I’ve always loved them, but I didn’t know what love was until I added some fried venison sausage. I mean, why not add venison? I add it to everything else.
These are the perfect breakfast food, but believe it or not, I mostly fix these for dinner. I always make a large batch–13 biscuits. They stay fresh for up to 4 days and they are ideal for on-the-go breakfasts and they are great as leftovers. Just keep them refrigerated. When ready to eat, wrap a biscuit in a paper towel, heat for 20 seconds and you’re good to go.
They are very easy to make. If you’ve had trouble in the past with making biscuits, don’t worry–you’ve got this.
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The good, the bad and the delicious…
- Venison Cheddar Biscuits are high in protein, iron, and calcium.
- They’re also very high in sodium, fat, and cholesterol and calories.
See my tips below for making this a more diet-friendly recipe.
Venison Cheddar Biscuits Nutrition Facts
|Yields: 13 Biscuits||Serving: 1 Biscuit|
|Calories 413||Calories from fat: 37|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 21 g||32%|
|Saturated Fat 8 g||38%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 6 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 5 g|
|Trans Fat 0.0 g|
|Cholesterol 78 mg||26%|
|Sodium 850 mg||35%|
|Potassium 292 mg||8%|
|Total Carbohydrates 29 g||10%|
|Dietary Fiber 1 g||5%|
|Sugars 2 g|
|Protein 24 g||49%|
|Vitamin A 5%||Vitamin C 1%|
|Calcium 14%||Iron 21%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA, but were calculated by MyFitnessPal, Inc. by Under Armour, Inc.
To make this recipe more diet-friendly…
- To lower the calories, sodium, fat, and cholesterol, use a non-fat cheddar cheese or you could also use less cheese. You can also use half of the shortening to help lower the calories, sodium, and fats, but it will not help with cholesterol.
- Whatever changes you make, you can recalculate the nutrition facts at myfitnesspal.com