6 Quick Dinner Recipes That Use Ready Made Biscuit Dough

Tubes of biscuit dough are available at any local grocery store and can make a cheap, convenient foundation for any number of delicious family meals. Comforting, flaky, oven-fresh biscuits can be a life saver for last-minute dinners, helping you achieve a home-cooked taste with little time or effort needed. You never know where a tube of dough will take you, from pizza to buffalo chicken rings!

Try satisfying your hungry family with any of these six biscuit-based meals.

1. Chicken Pot Pie With Biscuit Crust

chicken pot pie using biscuit dough

Chicken pot pie with a biscuit crust | iStock.com

Chicken pot pie is about as homestyle a meal as it gets, and you’ll be serving it up for dinner in no time using this dish from Allrecipes. This variation on a classic enlists the aid of a single tube of biscuit dough. The dish gets even simpler to make if you have leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken waiting to be used out of your fridge. This recipe takes an hour to complete and yields a pot pie of about 8 servings.


  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • ⅔ cup frozen peas
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups lower-sodium chicken broth
  • ⅔ cup half-and-half cream
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 (16.3-ounce) can refrigerated flaky-style biscuits
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water

Head to Allrecipes for the full recipe. 

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