Aunt Mimi’s Famous Cheese Biscuits

Preparation info

  • Makes

    10 to 12 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All: Recipes, Remembrances, and a Little Riotous Behavior

The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All

By Mary Martha Greene

Published 2021

  • About

This recipe is in a league all by itself. The basic recipe can be found in numerous cookbooks from the 1950s, but I think Aunt Mimi, my mother’s youngest sister, made so many of them over the next sixty years that she perfected them. She was known throughout South Carolina and beyond for her cheese biscuits. When my pregnant friends experienced morning sickness, my Aunt Mimi’s cheese biscuits rushed to the rescue. (I thought the son of one of my friends mig