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I have these Pillsbury grand biscuits, they expired in April and now it's May. Are they okay to eat?

asked by Raveena over 5 years ago

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A9f88177 5a41 4b63 8669 9e72eb277c1a  waffle3
added over 5 years ago


Does the package say "Expires" or "Best by"?

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added over 5 years ago

Still Tasty says toss
http://www.stilltasty.com...

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added over 5 years ago

It says "Use Before"

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A9f88177 5a41 4b63 8669 9e72eb277c1a  waffle3
added over 5 years ago


Pillsbury says:
"For the best quality, make sure you use them before the "use-by" date on the package."

My guess is it's probably an issue with the baking powder underperforming.

However…

Refrigerated biscuits are one of the last places you'll find partially hydrogenated oils in the grocery store. Check the label for "trans fat". Normally when something is just past its "best by" or "use by" date, I tell people to toss it in my direction if they're nervous about it, but you couldn't pay me to eat those things. Seriously.

How would you feel about learning how to bake better biscuits from scratch?

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added over 5 years ago

Thanks for that advise :)
And I would love, too.

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added over 5 years ago

I will try this out. Thanks :).

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added over 2 years ago

Yes. I made pizza crust last night with refrigerated-only (never frozen) biscuits that expired in 2012. It's Mar 17 2015 today. Didn't get sick, but the biscuits definitely were weird-looking when I popped the can...just in chunks instead of biscuit form. No mold though. They rose somewhat, but like I said I smashed them into pizza crust, so I'm not sure how they would do as just biscuits. I'm eating pizza leftovers today for lunch - good to go!

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added over 2 years ago

After I made those biscuits they looked a bit odd, but they tasted fine. Hopefully your pizza came out great!

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added almost 2 years ago

I just baked a batch of refrigerated pizza dough that said use by July 2015. It's December 2015. No complaints so far...

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added about 1 year ago

It just says "by May 29".

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added about 1 year ago

Just says by May 29.

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