Southeast Dairy Association - cheddar drop biscuits with sausage


Cheddar Drop Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 4
This classic southern breakfast favorite provides all the goodness of dairy without the lactose.


  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/3 cup lactose-free milk
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

Sausage Gravy

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup lactose-free milk
  • 1/2 cup no-salt-added chicken broth or water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat sausage


  • Preheat oven to 400°. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spring. Mix flour, yogurt, milk and cheese together. Spoon dough onto baking sheet in mounds. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden. Serve warm with Sausage Gravy.
  • Sausage Gravy
  • Heat oil in a small pot on medium-low heat. Stir in flour, keep stirring and cook 1 minute (do not burn).
  • Slowly stir in milk, broth, salt and pepper; keep stirring and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook until thick, about 5 minutes. Add 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat sausage after gravy thickens.
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