Copycat Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Copycat Cheddar Bay Biscuit Recipe

Copycat Cheddar Bay Biscuit Recipe is a simple cheddar garlic drop biscuit recipe that tastes just like the Red Lobster biscuits.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 10 biscuits
Calories 285kcal
Author I Heart Eating



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Garlic Butter

  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning


  • Preheat oven to 450 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, garlic powder, and salt.
  • Add buttermilk and melted butter. Stir until just incorporated.
  • Fold in cheese until just combined.
  • Scoop out 3 tablespoons batter onto the prepared baking sheet, leaving about 2-3 inches in between biscuits.
  • Bake for about 8-12 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • For the garlic butter, whisk together butter, parsley, garlic powder, and Old Bay in a small bowl. 
  • Brush the tops of the hot biscuits with the garlic butter.
  • Serve immediately.


*Nutrition values are estimates. 


Serving: 1biscuit | Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 84mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 158mg | Iron: 1.3mg