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5 from 3 votes

Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits

I'm not huge Red Lobster fan, but I do love those Red Lobster cheddar biscuits they bring to the table after you order. Soft and warm and cheesy with a hint of garlic. Really good.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings (change as needed): 4 (8 biscuits)
Author: Cheryl


  • 2 cup Bisquick mix It comes in a box
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoon cold butter (OPTIONAL) Some say this makes the biscuits fluffier
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

To brush on baked biscuits

  • 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley (or 1 tsp dried)


  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • MAKE DOUGH: In a medium bowl, mix Bisquick and garlic powder together with a fork. If using butter, add it and blend with your fingers or pastry blender until the butter is pea size. Add milk and cheese, then gently combine with a fork to form a soft dough. Do not over mix. Handle dough as little as possible.
  • BAKE: Spoon 8 lumps of dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet (I line the pan with parchment paper). Bake 15 minutes until lightly browned. Remove biscuits from the oven. a
  • MAKE BUTTER TOPPING: In a small measuring cup or microwavable bowl, add butter, garlic powder and parsley. Microwave on high for 30 seconds or until melted.
  • FINISH: Brush biscuits with melted butter mixture immediately. Transfer to plate and serve warm.


Make Ahead: I suggest you don't make the dough too much ahead of time and let it sit on the counter or fridge for very long. Here's a few options:
    • have all the ingredients ready separately and combine them as close to the time of baking and serving as possible.
    • or bake the biscuits for 10 minutes,  brush with the butter mixture and finish baking them for the last 5 minutes before serving.
    • or complete the recipe and rewarm for a few minutes in a 325F oven before serving. 
To make your own dough from scratch: Here's a great recipe from Damn Delicious 
Calories: 160kcal