Quick & Easy Garlic Parmesan Knots

I’m sorry, but how did we end up in April?! Cuddled up in blankets with my hands around a hot cocoa this winter, spring seemed like an eternity away. But, my growing belly has reminded me that time is chugging along and warmer weather is quickly approaching… as is our baby girl!

Thus, I’ve been focusing (maybe a little obsessively) over cleaning, organizing, and planning ahead to make our lives a little easier in the months to come. Freezer meals are being made, tiny onesies are folded in drawers, and I’m pretty sure I’ve bought out Target’s entire stock of plastic bins, big and small. For storing what? EVERYTHING. And every “thing” to come.

Say hello to nesting overdrive!

QuickEasyGarlicParmesanKnots

All these baby projects have left little time to think about much else, including dinner. But, with a busier schedule comes quicker and easier meals. I’ve come up with some great solutions for keeping them scrumptious yet fast, which I can’t wait to share with you!

My favorite quick dinner lately has been grilled steak, chicken or fish (easily marinated in the morning), a fresh green salad, and a basket of these soft, garlicky Parmesan knots. OMG. Lick-the-plate delicious, if I do say so myself… thanks in part to my grill-master hubby.

But, to the bread (the best part) – Have I told you how easy these knots are? What’s that, I haven’t?

Well, it’s about darn time I do.

All you need for these doughy, delicious garlic knots is THREE ingredients, plus some spices. That’s it! Grab a can of buttermilk biscuit dough and stretch each biscuit into wiggly ropes (fun for kids). Tie each rope into a little knot. Mix up butter, Parmesan, garlic powder, oregano and parsley in a bowl, and slather that buttery goodness over top. Bake ‘til golden, brush on a bit more butter, and you’re done!

Easy enough for weeknights, date nights in, and… well, any night! There’s no limit to all the mouthwatering main courses you can serve them alongside.

Give ‘em a go for yourself, and I guarantee you’ll be hooked like me on this quick and easy side!

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Quick & Easy Garlic Parmesan Knots

Yield: Makes 10 knots

Ingredients:

1 can (7.5 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese (fresh or canned)
1/2 teaspoon each: garlic powder, dried oregano, dried parsley flakes
Pinch of salt

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Roll each biscuit into a 12-inch rope and tie into a knot; tuck ends under. Place 2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet. In a small bowl, combine melted butter, Parmesan, garlic powder, dried oregano, dried parsley and salt. Brush knots with half of butter mixture.

Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown. Brush warm knots with remaining butter mixture.

Enjoy!

NUTRITION (For 3 garlic knots):
Calories: 150 | Fat: 2 g | Protein: 4 g | Carb: 30 g

Adapted from Real Mom Kitchen

      

33 Responses to “Quick & Easy Garlic Parmesan Knots”

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    Laura (Tutti Dolci) — March 31, 2014 @ 1:07 am

    Love these knots, Georgia! So simple and so delicious!

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    Medeja — March 31, 2014 @ 4:32 am

    They look so beautiful! Really great snack.

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    Marie @ Little Kitchie — March 31, 2014 @ 6:00 am

    Want! I think I could eat a dozen of these. And I love how easy they are!

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    Andrea Campbell — March 31, 2014 @ 6:51 am

    These look amazing! I love all kinds of cooking and baking — except that I’ve never fallen in love with making bread. But these skip the part I don’t like — hooray!

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    Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Living — March 31, 2014 @ 7:02 am

    Ah, the memories of nesting! I’m sure you’ll have everything ready Georgia. These little bread knots are the cutest!

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    Maureen | Orgasmic Chef — March 31, 2014 @ 7:08 am

    I love thinking of you nesting. Every mother remembers that time when the pregnancy is going along but you’re quite ready to hold the little one in your arms – finally.

    I could enjoy these wonderful garlic knots while you fold onesies. :)

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    Phi @ The Sweetphi Blog — March 31, 2014 @ 8:30 am

    Wow, these look amazingly easy and delicious…love the photos! And I completely agree…all of a sudden it’s April? What?!? It’s still super cold here in Wisconsin, so I haven’t completely gotten the feeling Spring is here!

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    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie — March 31, 2014 @ 9:13 am

    I have a very similar recipe on my blog and I love it!

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    Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic — March 31, 2014 @ 10:27 am

    These garlic knots look amazing! I love easy recipes, but especially if they result in garlicky buttery goodness!

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    cheri — March 31, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    These little knots look amazing, pretty size to. Great pics!

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    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar — March 31, 2014 @ 10:38 am

    These look PERFECT!! Love the recipe!

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    RavieNomNoms — March 31, 2014 @ 11:59 am

    Well those just look amazing! YUM

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    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — March 31, 2014 @ 12:29 pm

    I wish I had a few of these to go with my lunch!

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    Meriem @ Culinary Couture — March 31, 2014 @ 2:38 pm

    These are so easy and especially perfect to quickly whip up for guests! Love!

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    Annalise @ Completely Delicious — March 31, 2014 @ 2:45 pm

    These look so good! I want to gobble down a dozen right now!!

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    Dixya @ Food, Pleasure, and Health — March 31, 2014 @ 4:43 pm

    oh god not only they are cute, they look tooo good and that flavor yummmmm

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    Danae @ reciperunner — March 31, 2014 @ 4:51 pm

    Sounds like you are prepared for your baby, I think I would be a frazzled mess if it was me. It’s funny you posted a recipe for garlic parmesan knots. My husband and I were at a pizza place over the weekend debating whether to get an order of these off the menu, glad I now have a recipe and can make them whenever we get the craving!

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    Gaby — March 31, 2014 @ 7:26 pm

    Garlic knots are so irresistible, I wish I had a batch right now!

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    Kayle (The Cooking Actress) — March 31, 2014 @ 8:06 pm

    oh man…I’m gonna be a wreck when I have kids….eep! It sounds like you’re doing such an amazing job of preparing for your little one though!!

    these garlic knots are beautifully buttery and garlicky looking, mmm!

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — April 1, 2014 @ 2:47 am

    I love how easy this is! And this is right up my alley because i would NEVER work with yeast :)

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    Bam's Kitchen — April 1, 2014 @ 5:15 am

    Hi there little mama! Folding up onsies… awe so sweet and you are so ready…I remember with my last boy, we had to stop on the way home from the hospital to pick up diapers. LOL. I bet these little delicious quick and go knots might freeze well too for later on. The other day you brought a smile to my face as I was just bored with my usual chicken recipes and was looking over some food photos and I saw one of yours so of course I gravitated to your recipe and of course it was delicious.

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    Kitchen Belleicious — April 1, 2014 @ 7:49 am

    yep! doing this tonight for my kids ( that includes my husband! LOL!) I get so many great ideas and recipes from you! Keep it up

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    Eugen @ Munch Ado — April 1, 2014 @ 9:24 am

    My gosh, this looks really good!

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    Nami | Just One Cookbook — April 1, 2014 @ 11:01 am

    When I saw the dough pictures I thought it’s homemade dough, but I’m SUPER excited to find out you used the buttermilk biscuits! I can’t believe how easy this is, and and you’re right, this will be a fun project for kids. While I cook main dish, kids can make these knots for me (although the outcome will be less pretty lol). THANK YOU for a great idea. Going to buy a can (or maybe two cans) today!

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    Consuelo @ Honey & Figs — April 1, 2014 @ 11:07 am

    Oh wow, these lovely knots sound so easy to make! I’m dying to try them soon (and you bet I will, because carb-loading means “EAT ALL THE GARLIC PARMESAN KNOTS!!!”. So bookmarking these to make this week. They look incredible!
    Hope you have a nice day! xx

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    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps — April 1, 2014 @ 10:06 pm

    Love easy dinner sides — especially when they include garlic, cheese and bread!

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    Amy @ Fearless Homemaker — April 2, 2014 @ 9:08 am

    Oh, Georgia, these look heavenly! And enjoy the nesting phase. At this time last year, I was just about as pregnant as you are now, nesting and cooking and making freezer meals and folding freshly-laundered onesies myself. It was a wonderful time! (Although admittedly not as wonderful as it will be once your little lady arrives- that’s even more fun!). =)

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    ami@naivecookcooks — April 2, 2014 @ 4:01 pm

    These are GORGEOUS!! I wish you lived next door!

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    sarah k @ the pajama chef — April 2, 2014 @ 5:10 pm

    these sound so yummy! i’m excited for you!

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    Sarah@WholeAndHeavenlyOven — April 2, 2014 @ 10:36 pm

    Gorgeous rolls! I will take 1 dozen please. ;) pinned.

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    Erin @ Texanerin Baking — April 10, 2014 @ 10:08 am

    Pillsbury finally started selling biscuits over here which means I can make these! Eeee! They sound awesome. Can’t wait!

    Have fun with your baby projects! :)

    PS – It’s weird but the biscuits don’t really taste similar. At all. I don’t know what’s up with that.

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    Grace E. — April 15, 2014 @ 11:44 am

    Is there a recipe for the buttermilk biscuits?

    • Georgia — April 15th, 2014 @ 11:47 am

      The biscuits I used in this recipe are Pillsbury canned, but I do have a homemade biscuits recipe that you can search for.

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