Baked Cheese Drops


Baked Cheese Drops

Baked Cheese Drops
about 2 dozen
10 Min

Cheese, salsa, and beer all rolled into one...Baked Cheese Drops are just the thing to make for "drop"-in company!

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup biscuit baking mix
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack-pepper cheese
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/3 cup beer

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; mix well then drop mixture by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden. Remove from oven and serve immediately.



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These look really good. I'm partial to the Red Lobster Cheddar Bay biscuits or a good copycat, but I can easily see chowing down on a plate of these. I'm curious as to what beer is recommended to be used? I think this would work with a darker beer, but I'm open to experimenting with some lighter ones. I'd love to try incorporating a bit of sausage into this, since I think the result would be incredibly tasty. I normally use some stone ground mustard as a dipping sauce when I make sausage balls.

What could you use to replace the salsa? My husband won't eat Salsa...

Made this, several times, loved it...will make it again. It's great for parties too...!


I was wondering if there was a substitute that would work instead of beer? Any suggestions?

Hi there! You can use club soda instead of beer. Enjoy!

Baked cheese drops sounds yummy.plan to try

1/2 cup of cheese is 2 oz. because it is put into the measuring cup loosely not packed like flour would be

This sounds good, but it calls for a 1/2 cup of cheese, then says 2 ounces. A half-cup is 4 ounces. Which is correct?

rsims Ismoked the cheese and followed the recipe, came out very good

resims11577 I smoked the cheese and then did the recipe very good.

Made these for a Saturday night "potluck" BBQ that we have every Saturday evening. They are a hit! My husband loves them. The only thing is, I doubled the recipe, used a teaspoon and only got 30 drops. No worries though...I made another batch so everyone could enjoy them. Love this recipe!

GREAT addition!

I like to use a slightly drained chunky salsa. A brick of pepperjack cheese so I can " chunky" grate it myself. The beer. Then I add chopped crisp bacon...., continue with the recipe. Yum!

atozelec: Thanks for your comment! Here is the recipe you're looking for:

You had a recipe about 5 or 6 weeks ago that had the following ingredients can of biscuits cut into 6 pieces each and jack cheese salsa ham and scallions and I am not sure what else or how to prepare it. Can you help me. Thanks. Don

Wouldn't make these again - it's just a spicey biscuit. I tried to figure out what to add next time to make it better, and decided not to bother trying.

how about if you tried shredded cheddar without pepper in it and used mild salsa?


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