Pilot Biscuits

Preparation info
  • Makes about 50 biscuits, Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in
Easy Soups from Scratch with Quick Breads to Match: 70 Recipes to Pair and Share

By Ivy Manning

Published 2017

  • About

A cross between flaky biscuits and crunchy saltine crackers, these little goodies offer crispy layers on the outside and a little softness on the inside, with a yeasty, hoppy flavor that reminds me of sourdough bread. With that sort of flavor profile and texture, they are just begging to be dunked into a rich chowder.


  • 5 Tbsp [75 g] cold unsalted butter, plus 2 Tbsp butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F [220°C]. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the cold butter into ¼-in [6-mm] dice and place in the freezer to keep as cold as possible.
  3. In a food processor, pulse the flour, nutritional yeast, baking po