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Easy Cheddar Bay Biscuits

by Laura

These easy cheddar bay biscuits are a copy cat version of what you can find at Red Lobster restaurants. They are nice and cheesy and garlicky!

Drop biscuits like these easy cheddar bay biscuits are a great side dish. They don’t require and yeast. No rise time is needed. There is no need for rolling, shaping or cutting either. Once the dough is mixed together, all you have to do is scoop and drop then bake. It is a cinch.

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These biscuits come together by mixing some flour, shredded cheddar cheese, baking powder, garlic powder, salt, fresh parsley together. Then you whisk some milk, egg, and melted butter together in another bowl. Next up is mixing the wet ingredients into the bowl with dry ingredients. Once the dough is ready, just spoon it onto a parchment lined pan into 8 mounds.

Now they are ready to go in the oven. They cook for about 12 minutes. While they cook, you can mix up the topping. This is what really give this biscuits their wonderful flavor. It’s a mixture of melted butter, parsley, and garlic powder. When the biscuits are done baking, you brush them with the topping and return to the oven to bake for 5 more minutes. Then it’s time to enjoy. I like to serve these up as a side with soup. It’s also great as a side for salads too!

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Here is what you need to make the
Easy Cheddar Bay Biscuits

  • SALT
  • MILK
  • EGG
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Easy Cheddar Bay Biscuits

  • Author: Laura
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 810 biscuits 1x


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/3 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted


  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Like a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. 
  2. In a bowl, mix flour, cheddar cheese, baking powder, garlic powder, salt, and parsley together.
  3. In a another bowl, whisk milk, egg, and butter together. Pour into dry ingredients.
  4. Mix wet and dry until a sticky dough forms, being careful not to overmix it. If the dough is dry, add a splash of milk. 
  5. Spoon dough into 8-10 mounds on prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. 
  6. Bake for 400 degrees for 12-14 minutes. Meanwhile, combine ingredients for topping. 
  7. Brush each biscuit with topping and return to oven for an additional 5 minutes. Makes 8-10 biscuits.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Breads
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American
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Recipe adapted from The Gay Globetrotter.

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