Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Biscuits

Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Biscuits

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These oven baked crispy chicken biscuits are perfect for the spicy chicken biscuit lovers out there. Each hot honey chicken biscuit has 226 calories, 26 grams of protein, 26 grams of carbs, 7 grams of fat, and at least 1 million grams of flavor.

At first glance, this recipe will look a bit longer than my typical recipe, but that’s because there are technically 3 recipes in the recipe card—the oven baked crispy chicken, the lower carb biscuits, and the sugar free raspberry chipotle jam. I promise they’re all simple recipes as usual, so don’t be intimidated!

If you're a chicken biscuit fan, you'll love this sweet and spicy oven baked crispy chicken. It's sweet and spicy and goes perfectly with a sugar free raspberry chipotle jam between a lower carb biscuit.

Ingredients You’ll Need for the Oven Baked Crispy Chicken

If you’ve tried my air fried spicy popcorn chicken, this hot honey chicken will use a couple familiar ingredients:

  • ground cinnamon
  • salt and pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • honey
  • Corn Flakes

Cinnamon? Yup. Trust me.

photo collage of how to make oven baked crispy chicken without oil

The chicken itself is super easy to make. Once you’ve cut the chicken into 8 pieces, all you need to do is coat it with the spices, add the honey, fold in crushed Corn Flakes, and bake. And voila, you’ll have sweet and spicy oven baked crispy chicken without oil.

How to Make the Lower Carb Biscuits

Update 8/2019: You HAVE to try my Greek yogurt biscuits with this chicken!

One of my favorite breakfast staple ingredients is a product called Carbquick. It’s a lower carb biscuit mix that simply mixes with water and creates a surprisingly light and fluffy biscuit.

You can even microwave the stuff, as evidenced by my loaded omelet mug biscuit and microwavable bacon, egg, and cheese biscuits

oven baked crispy chicken biscuits recipe 1

If you don’t have any Carbquick on hand, feel free to use another biscuit mix like Bisquick or even biscuits from a tube. No judgement here.

Or if you’d like another low carb option, check out these keto cheesy biscuits from friend of the blog, Brandi at StaySnatched.com.  

The 2-Ingredient, Sugar Free Raspberry Chipotle Jam

Like I mentioned in the intro, simple is the name of the game ’round here. All you’ll need for the jam is a jar of sugar free raspberry preserves and a can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.

Blend ’em up and you’re done.

oven baked crispy chicken biscuits recipe 2

Final Notes for the Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Biscuits

I’ve noted in the recipe card below that you may want to reduce the amount of pepper if you’re sensitive to spice. It’s better to start on the lower end and ramp up later.

And one final thing I’d like to emphasize is the note about pounding your chicken to get even pieces. This is an important note. The last thing you want is one super thick piece of chicken not cooking through while a thinner piece turns to burnt rubber!

See Exhibit A below: a piece of chicken that was too thick and had to go back in the oven by itself, killing my vibe. 

oven baked crispy chicken biscuits recipe inside

Okay, that’s all ya need to know. If you make these hot honey chicken biscuits, let me know how they turn out! Take a pic and tag me on Instagram @mason_woodruff or join my free Facebook group and share it with the Proton Party.

oven baked crispy chicken biscuits recipe
5 from 13 votes

Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Biscuits

Healthier sweet and spicy oven baked crispy chicken on lower carb biscuits and topped with a sugar free raspberry chipotle jam. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, chicken biscuits, oven baked crispy chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 biscuits
Calories 224 kcal
Author Mason Woodruff


Oven Baked Crispy Chicken

  • 1 1/2 lb Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
  • 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2-1 tsp Black Pepper*
  • 1/4-1 tsp Cayenne Pepper* to taste
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 2 C (56g) Corn Flakes or Frosted Flakes for added sweetness


Raspberry Chipotle Jam

  • 1/2 C (136g) Sugar Free Raspberry Preserves
  • 4 pieces (60g) Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce


Oven Baked Crispy Chicken

  1. Preheat an oven to 400F and place a wire rack over a baking sheet or line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. 

  2. Cut the chicken breasts into 8 pieces as evenly as possible. (If you have thicker pieces, you may want to cover in cling wrap and pound them to an even thickness.)

    8 pieces of chicken cut for oven baked crispy chicken
  3. Place the chicken in a large bowl before adding the ground cinnamon, cayenne and black pepper, and salt. Stir well to fully coat the chicken. 

    chicken breast pieces coated in the spice mixture
  4. Add the honey to the chicken after you've fully coated the chicken with the spice mixture. Stir well. 

    chicken breast pieces fully coated with spices and drizzled with honey
  5. Crush the corn flakes before adding to the chicken and stir well. (You can crush the cereal in a small bag, with your hands, or with a food processor.)

    chicken breast covered in crushed corn flakes
  6. Place the chicken pieces on the wire rack or baking sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temp of 165F. 

    oven baked crispy chicken on the wire rack before baking


  1. While the chicken is in the oven, mix the Carbquick or biscuit mix with the water until you can form a ball of dough. 

  2. Divide the dough into 8 pieces and flatten them between your palms. (Optional: brush with a bit of butter or egg wash for a golden brown top.)

    lower carb biscuits on a baking sheet before baking
  3. Add to the oven and bake for 7-10 minutes or until golden. 

Raspberry Chipotle Jam

  1. Add the raspberry preserves and chipotle peppers to a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth. 

    raspberry preserves and chipotle peppers in a blender cup

Final Chicken Biscuits

  1. Slice each biscuit open and top with one of the chicken pieces and raspberry jam. If you're storing some for later, leave the raspberry jam off until serving. 

    oven baked crispy chicken biscuits recipe

Recipe Notes

  • Each biscuit has 4 Smart Points. (5 with the jam.)
  • If you're sensitive to spice, start on the lower end of the pepper and ramp up to fit your desired flavor. 
  • The nutrition facts are for the chicken and biscuits only.
    • Macros for chicken biscuits with jam: 240 calories, 26g of protein, 32g of carbs, 7g of fat
    • Macros for oven baked crispy chicken only: 1,068 calories, 160g of protein, 82g of carbs, 7g of fat
Nutrition Facts
Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Biscuits
Amount Per Serving (1 biscuit)
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Protein 26g52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

More Breakfast Recipes You Might Like 

Want more spice in your breakfast? If so, you’ll love my southwest sweet potato breakfast hash or chorizo breakfast casserole recipes.

healthy southwest sweet potato breakfast hash recipe

And if you have a sweeter breakfast tooth, my easy chocolate protein pancakes are flourless and have a 3-ingredient chocolate syrup to top things off.

easy chocolate protein pancakes

9 thoughts on “Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Biscuits”

  • These are a freaking awesome tasty alternative to Whataburgers honey butter chicken biscuit! And they’re not going to make you ruin your New Years goals!!

  • 5 stars
    This recipe was fantastic! I used chicken tenders so I didn’t need to cut or pound anything and it worked perfectly. My entire family devoured it (which is saying a lot with my picky eaters).

  • 5 stars
    I’ve yet to try one of Mason’s recipes that wasn’t jam up good. This is great. I add a little nonfat plain Greek yogurt and a tsp of light butter to the biscuit dough. It makes it taste buttery. Recipe is GREAT!

  • 5 stars
    These were so fun and delicious! A great twist on a classic but so easy and macro-friendly! I used a regular jam though, which did increase the the calorie count but was still delicious.

  • 5 stars
    Okay these are legit amazing!!! I had trouble finding plain cornflakes so it took me a while to finally make these but I’m so glad I did. I made them in the air fryer and they came out sooooo crispy!!!!! And the biscuit part.. my goodness! It was delicious! As long as you follow all of masons notes you will not be disappointed. These are fire!

  • 5 stars
    I had to improvise with the sauce and buscuits but let’s just say the chicken is probably the best “fried” chicken I’ve ever had. HOW DOES HE THINK OF THIS? A culinary genius? An insane mastermind? All of the above? Yeah, the third option.

  • 5 stars
    Delicious!! I love spicy so I uped the cayenne pepper a little bit and they were spot on!!! I ended up using store bought biscuits because I was short on time and was still able to fit two into my macros.

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