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Pretty Damn Amazing Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Let’s get right to it. These are the best biscuits with sausage gravy that I have ever tasted. Two ingredients that may surprise you are the maple flavored sausage and cream cheese. Traditional sausage gravy is thickened using flour. Not the case with this recipe. Please try it, it is absolutely incredible.

Many thanks to Cassie Craves for this recipe. I have pinned several dozen recipes from her site, particularly a lot of dinner recipes. Be sure to visit her if you are in the need of new recipes for quick dinners.

Pretty Damn Amazing Biscuits with Sausage Gravy
Makes about 4-6 servings


  • 1 package refrigerated biscuits (I prefer frozen Southern Style Pillsbury Grands! biscuits)
  • 1 pound ground maple-flavored sausage
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 8-ounce block cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 to 1 cup milk
  • Salt to taste
  • At least 1 tablespoon black pepper


  1. Prepare biscuits according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, brown sausage in 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat.
  3. When sausage is cooked through, reduce heat to medium and add cream cheese, stirring to melt and combine. Add milk to desired thickness (I like a thick gravy, so I usually only use about 1/2 cup). Add salt and pepper and heat until bubbly.
  4. Serve over open-faced buttered biscuits.

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  1. YAY, Ali, I'm so glad you enjoyed these! Thank you for the compliments! 🙂

    By the way, I've been trolling your web site like crazy ever since you commented on my blog yesterday. I am literally drooling and I can't wait to try so many of your recipes!!

  2. Oh! one of my favorite comfort foods!!! Its on my list of things to make for the blog. I have a great family recipe for buttermilk biscuits that are to die for but are a bit of work… i'll get to that one eventually… but this is a great go to recipe! Thanks for sharing!

  3. to make it gluten free i can use gluten free bisquick for the biscuits and still be able to enjoy the yumminess!

  4. Cooked this last night and OH MY GOODNESS!!!! It was wonderful. I used bulk sausage fresh from the farm instead of the maple sausage. This is a keeper. Thanks for sharing.