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wood bowl filled with cheesy cheddar bay biscuits topped with a garlic herb butter.
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Cheddar Bay Biscuits

These Cheddar Bay Biscuits (Red Lobster Copycat) are entirely irresistible and can be on your table in less than 20 minutes! Packed with cheesy, savory goodness, this easy Cheddar Bay Biscuit recipe is the perfect addition to every meal! // Mom On Timeout
Course bread, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cheddar bay biscuit recipe, cheddar bay biscuits
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 316kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter cut into small pieces, cold
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 6 ounces sharp cheddar cheese grated


  • ¼ cup unsalted butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a quarter sheet baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Cut the butter into small pieces and stick back in the fridge or freezer until ready to use.
  • Combine the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, sugar, salt, and baking powder in a medium bowl and whisk to combine.
    2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon onion powder, 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, ½ teaspoon salt, 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • Use a pastry cutter to cut the VERY COLD butter in. You want to see small, pea-sized pieces of butter throughout the dough.
    ¾ cup unsalted butter
  • Stir in the buttermilk and mix just until the ingredients are combined. The dough will be sticky.
    1 cup buttermilk
  • Add in the shredded cheese and use your hands to fully incorporate into the dough.
    6 ounces sharp cheddar cheese
  • Scoop the dough out onto the prepared baking sheet. Pat down gently to flatten slightly.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until tops are golden brown and biscuits are cooked through.

Prepare Topping

  • In a small bowl, stir together the garlic powder and melted butter. Add the chopped parsley and stir to combine.
    ¼ cup unsalted butter, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Use a pastry brush to brush the melted butter mixture on top of each biscuit. Serve immediately.



Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 210mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 704IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 193mg | Iron: 2mg