Clover Leaf Biscuits
Biscuits Cooking Recipes Quick and Easy - Freeze and Reheat

Clover Leaf Biscuits


It is great to make the dough in advance, so you have it when you want a quick biscuit to go with dinner.


Clover Leaf Biscuits

Clover Leaf Biscuits

Course Breads
Cuisine American


  • 1 3/4 C warm water should be 105 to 115 degrees (check with thermometer)
  • 2 pkg active dry yeast
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 T salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 C soft butter or margarine
  • 6 C sifted all purpose flour
  • 1 T butter or margarine melted
  • Freezer paper


  • Rinse a large bowl with hot water. We make the bowl warm to make it easier for the yeast to rise.
  • Add the water, yeast, sugar and salt and still completely to dissolve.
  • Add the egg, soft butter and 3 C of flour.
  • Beat together with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. You can stir this by hand also, if electric mixer is not available.
  • Slowly add 1 more C of flour and continue to beat another 2 minutes.
  • Add the remaining 2 C of flour to the mixture.
  • Use your hands to work in the flour.
  • Continue until all the flour is mixed in well and the mixture becomes smooth and elastic.
  • Brush the top of the dough with the melted butter.
  • Cover the bowl with a damp towel.
  • Place the bowl in a warm place and allow the dough to rise 2 hours.
  • The dough should double in size.
  • Punch down the dough.
  • Dough may be stored in the refrigerator 1-3 days before use.
  • Be sure dough stays covered and punch the dough once a day until ready to use.
  • When you are ready to make the rolls, remove 1/3 of the dough from the refrigerator.
  • On a lightly floured surface divide the dough in half.
  • With your palms roll each half of the dough into a 16 inch rope.
  • Cut each rope into 18 pieces.
  • Roll each piece into a smooth ball.
  • Place 3 balls in each of a muffin cup that has been sprayed lightly with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • When all the muffin cups are full, cover with a towel and place in a warm place.
  • Let rise again for 1 hour or until dough has doubled in size.
  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
  • Bake rolls 20 minutes.
  • Remove and cool completely.
  • Wrap in the freezer paper and freeze for up to 12 months.
  • When ready to use preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Unwrap rolls and place on an un-greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until light brown.