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Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits

You can be enjoying these savory Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits in just under 30 minutes. They're easy to make and so good! They're Red Lobster's bread and butter, literally and figuratively.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: biscuit recipe, biscuits, cheddar bay biscuits
Servings: 12
Calories: 244kcal


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup butter unsalted, melted
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 8 ounce cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

For Topping


  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, sugar, garlic powder, salt, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper and dried parsley.
  • In a medium bowl stir the buttermilk and melted butter together, you'll notice the butter will form small clumps.
  • Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and mix gently with a spatula. Add cheese and mix until the cheese is well incorporated.
  • Drop heaping spoonfuls or use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to scoop out dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Make sure to leave at least 1 in in between biscuits.
  • Brush with buttermilk then sprinkle with paprika and dried parsley.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.


Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Serving: 1biscuit | Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 192mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 660IU | Calcium: 214mg | Iron: 1.3mg