Parmesan-Thyme Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Ready for warm, pillowy-soft whole grain biscuits speckled with thyme and parmesan cheese? These mouthwatering biscuits have no white flour and the easy recipe can be made in no time. Whip these up to serve for brunch with salty, crumbly cheeses, or creamy goat cheese and sweet jams. Or make these as a side dish for dinner as a healthier alternative to store-bought bread.


servings: 12 biscuits

prep time: 15 minutes

cook time: 15 minutes

total time: 30 minutes


  • 1½ cups whole spelt flour
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 3 tablespoons oat bran
  • 1 tablespoon flax seed meal
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1 cup finely grated parmesan
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup buttermilk


Step 1: Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Step 2: In a large bowl, combine spelt flour, almond meal, oat bran, flax seed meal, baking powder, baking soda, salt, thyme, and grated parmesan cheese.

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Step 3: Use your fingertips to rub butter into dry ingredients until crumbs form.

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Step 4: Pour in the buttermilk and stir until dough comes together.

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Step 5: Place dough on a floured surface, sprinkle more flour on top.

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Step 6: Fold the dough over itself several times until it's no longer sticky.

Step 7: Press dough into a 1 inch thick round.

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Step 8: Cut out biscuits using a round 2 inch wide cookie cutter.

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Step 9: Place biscuits on baking sheet. Bake until biscuits rise and are lightly golden (15 minutes).

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Tip: Don't have buttermilk? Use half a cup yogurt and half a cup of milk for a similar result.

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