Bisquick Dumplings Recipe

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Learn how to make the BEST Bisquick Dumplings with this quick and easy recipe. Enjoy perfectly fluffy dumplings with hardly any effort!

Bisquick Dumplings

These Bisquick dumplings are so easy to make! Plus, they’re so tasty because they absorb the flavors from the soup.

Biscuit dumplings are packed with flavor, fluffy, and so incredibly delicious. They’re the perfect addition to chicken stew, beef stew, or this Bisquick Chicken and Dumplings!

Once you try these dumplings you’ll see why this original Bisquick box recipe is so popular!

While you’re here, be sure to check out my all-time favorite Bisquick recipe. Sausage Balls are so good, easy, and make the best crowd-pleasing appetizer.

Ingredients

Milk: I like using whole milk to make these dumplings. The fat in the milk makes them more flavorful and softer than they would be if you used water.

Bisquick Baking Mix: I love using Bisquick in baking and cooking because it takes the guess work out. This recipe makes fluffy dumplings with so little effort – I love that I don’t have to measure out all the different dry ingredients.

The labeled ingredients for Bisquick dumplings.

How To Make Bisquick Dumplings

Start by mixing together the Bisquick and milk until a soft dough forms. Make sure not to over-mix the dough. (See the recipe card below for the full printable instructions).

A process collage showing mixing together the dough for Bisquick dumplings.

Drop spoonfuls of the dumpling dough into boiling soup, then turn the heat down to low. Don’t stir the dumplings at any point. Cook the dumplings uncovered, then cover the pot and continue cooking the dumplings until they’re cooked through. See the recipe card below for the full written instructions, including ingredient amounts, cooking times, and helpful tips, etc.

A bowl of chicken and dumplings made with Bisquick dumplings.

How Do You Make Bisquick Dumplings That Don’t Fall Apart?

To stop biscuit dumplings from dissolving it’s important to drop the dough into boiling liquid, then immediately reduce the heat to low (if the low setting on your stove is really low, then you might need to use medium-low).

The dumplings need to hit the boiling liquid for the initial cook, but then the temperature needs to drop so that the simmering liquid doesn’t disturb the dumplings so much that they fall apart.

It’s also important to make sure that the ratio of milk to Bisquick is correct. If you add too much milk, the dough won’t be strong enough to hold the dumplings together.

Quick Tip: If you’re still having trouble with your dumplings falling apart, whisk two eggs with the milk, then mix in the Bisquick. The extra binding power of the eggs will really help hold the dumplings together if you’re having a hard time getting the heat settings just right.

Why Are My Bisquick Dumplings Gooey?

To make biscuit dumplings that are fluffy it’s important to not over-mix the dough. Stop mixing once a soft dough forms. If you mix the dough too long, it will create dense and chewy dumplings that will take too long to cook all the way through.

Biscuit dumplings in a bowl topped with parsley.

Do Dumplings Float When Done?

I would avoid using the float test with Bisquick dumplings. Instead, insert a wooden toothpick into the center of one of the dumplings. If it comes out clean, they’re done cooking. If it’s wet or gooey, then they need to cook longer.

A white bowl with three large Bisquick dumplings in it.

Do You Cook Dumplings With The Lid On Or Off?

Start by cooking the dumplings with the lid off, then when they’re about halfway finished cooking, place the lid on for the remainder of the cook time.

A stack of Bisquick dumplings in a bowl.

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Bisquick Recipes

If you like baking and cooking with Bisquick as much as I do, be sure to check out our entire section of Bisquick Recipes! Some reader favorites are:

Yield: 12-14 Dumplings

BEST Bisquick Dumplings Recipe

The best Bisquick dumplings recipe.

Learn how to make the BEST Bisquick Dumplings with this quick and easy recipe. Enjoy perfectly fluffy dumplings with hardly any effort!

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Bisquick
  • 2/3 cup whole milk

Instructions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, mix the Bisquick and milk together until a soft dough is formed.
  2. Drop spoonfuls of the dumpling dough into a pot of boiling soup or stew. Be sure to drop them where liquid is visible (not on top of another dumpling). Do not stir the dumplings.
  3. Lower the temperature to low heat (if the low setting on your stove is really low, then you might need to use medium-low). Cook the dumplings for 10 minutes with the pot uncovered. Do not stir the dumplings.
  4. Cover the pot with a lid and cook the dumplings for 10-15 more minutes. Do not stir the dumplings.
  5. You can check your dumplings for doneness by inserting a wooden toothpick into the center. If it comes out clean, they’re done cooking. If it’s wet or gooey, then they need to cook longer.
  6. If you feel like your soup has gotten too thick, add more liquid after cooking. 
  7. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Notes

You can alter the flavor of the dumplings by adding in dried herbs of your choice when mixing the dough. Italian seasoning is my favorite addition!

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

1/14

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 76Total Fat: 3gCarbohydrates: 11.7gFiber: 0.4gSugar: 1.9gProtein: 1.7g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

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Bisquick dumplings are one of the easiest dumpling doughs to make! These delicious dumplings turn out perfectly every time.

The best Bisquick dumplings recipe.

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