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A white basket with a red and white checked napkin filled with Cheddar Bay Biscuits.
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5 from 2 votes


This recipe for Cheddar Bay Biscuits is my delicious take on the biscuits available at Red Lobster. I like to call these BETTER cheddar bay biscuits because they are.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: batter bread, BBQ Side dish, breads & biscuits
Keyword: better cheddar bay biscuits, buttermilk drop biscuits, cheddar bay biscuits, copycat Red Lobster biscuits
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 95kcal
Author: Renee - Kudos Kitchen


For the biscuits:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon Old Bay seafood seasoning or other seafood seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 6 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese about 1 1/4 cups
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup buttermilk

For the topping:

  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  • -Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • -In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt, garlic powder, cayenne, seafood seasoning, black pepper, and paprika.
  • -To the flour mixture, stir in the shredded cheddar and cream cheese.
  • -Stir in the buttermilk until just combined and forms a sticky dough.
  • -Drop the dough by heaping tablespoons (1½ tablespoon) onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
  • -Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the biscuits are golden brown.
  • -Meanwhile, combine the topping mixture of melted butter, garlic powder, and parsley.
  • -Brush the tops of the baked biscuits with the melted butter mixture and serve!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 229IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1mg