This copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits recipe is super delicious! Crisp edges, a fluffy biscuit center, with plenty of cheese, garlic, and extra butter slathered on top. You won't be able to eat just one!

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 6 large biscuits



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 5 Tbsp unsalted butter, cold
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk

Butter Topping:

  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp parsley flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. FOR BISCUITS: Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and garlic powder in a bowl. Whisk together. Using a pastry blender, cut butter into fine crumbs.
  3. Add the shredded cheddar and stir. Add the buttermilk and mix until dough comes together in a ball and everything is wet.
  4. Use a large spoon to drop balls of biscuit dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly brown on top. 
  6. FOR BUTTER TOPPING: Melt butter in the microwave. Add the garlic powder, salt, and parsley. Mix and brush over the tops of the baked biscuits. Enjoy warm.

Recipe Notes

*Lightly altered from my Garlic Cheese Biscuits recipe.

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