Unforgettable Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits


Cheesy, crumbly, and buttery – Red Lobster cheddar biscuits are such a delicate snack or appetizer for everyone. If you’re planning to make some either to wow your guests with your new recipe addition or simply to satisfy your palate, our homemade recipe is a guarantee to do the magic. So, sit back, relax, and happy reading!

Anyone who has visited Red Lobster knows that a visit to the restaurant would not be complete without ordering their delicate biscuits. It boasts a flaky, garlicky, buttery, and cheesy flavor that is next to none. Recreating the biscuits at home are just made simpler, quicker, and more convenient.

copycat cheddar biscuits from red lobster

What Are Red Lobster Biscuits Made Of?

Being in the industry for over the years now, Red Lobster has already made a big name – with cheddar biscuits as one of their notable menu recipes.

The Red Lobster biscuits are generally made of simple, healthy ingredients that are sure to liven up your meal. These include baking powder, all-purpose flour, butter, and salt. You can either make your own biscuits or reduce the preparation time by purchasing the Bisquick biscuit mix.

Another good thing about Red Lobster cheddar bay biscuits is that they can be paired off with many dishes. For instance, pair them with sautéed asparagus, cheesy roasted potatoes with bacon, red velvet cake, or pasta with seafood for an easy weeknight dinner and wholesome meal.

How To Make Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits

Our copycat Red Lobster cheddar biscuit recipe is tender, light, and rich in cheesy flavor. With just a few items, you can enjoy the famous biscuits in the comfort of your own home. Here’s how to get started:

Red Lobster™ Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

4 from 32 votes
Recipe by Laura Ritterman Course: AppetizersCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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This copycat red lobster cheddar biscuits recipe is even better than what you’ve come to expect from the official restaurant. You’ll want to make this for your family and friends, who are going to love these cheddar treats.


  • 2 1/2 tsp. 2 1/2 baking powder

  • 2 cups 2 all-purpose flour

  • 1/3 cup 1/3 butter

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1 cup 1 milk

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 baking soda & salt

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 garlic powder

  • 1 tsp 1 sugar

  • Garlic Butter Glaze
  • 1/4 cup softened butter

  • 1 tsp 1 dried parsley

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 Italian seasoning & garlic powder

  • Bisquick
  • 2 cups 2 Bisquick (homemade or store-bought)

  • 2/3 cup 2/3 cold milk

  • 2 tbsps. softened butter

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 Shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 garlic powder


  • First, you need to preheat the oven to 450F.
  • Making Biscuits from Scratch
  • Get the baking soda, baking powder, flour, sugar, and salt. Mix them all together. Cut in butter until crumble.
  • Lastly, stir in cheddar cheese and milk.
  • Making Biscuits with Biscuit Mix
  • Blend the biscuit mix and melted butter together.
  • Stir in cheddar cheese and milk.
  • For Baking
  • Drop the dough through piling spoonful on a parchment-lined pan.
  • Bake for ten to twelve minutes or until you notice the color turns into lightly browned.
  • While baking the biscuits, mix the garlic powder, Italian seasoning, softened butter, and parsley.
  • Remove the baked biscuits from your oven. Allow cooling for three minutes.
  • Once they get warm, brush with butter mixture.
  • Ready to serve and eat!


  • Try using a homemade or store-bought Bisquick or garlic butter glaze if you don’t want to make biscuits from scratch.

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Tips & Tricks

Butter is where half of the biscuits’ flavor is defined. This recipe tastes better than the cheddar biscuits from Red Lobster. Though keep in mind that not all biscuits have the same taste. There will be a bit difference in crispness, texture, and chewiness, especially if the biscuits were made from scratch. If you really want to make sure the cheddar biscuits have the same taste as that of Red Lobster, use Bisquick. You likely won’t tell the difference.

Enjoy the real home setting of Red Lobster in your kitchen by combining these biscuits with this famous red lobster shrimp scampi dish.

Some Tips:

  • Do not use heavy cream as a milk substitute for topping the biscuits. Use butter instead to ensure richness.
  • Drop biscuits from two tablespoons so as to get a great texture on the biscuits’ top. Do not scoop.

As you see, there are various methods to making these biscuits. Although in the south making, scratch biscuits are a sacred event and fine art. It doesn’t matter which method you go after – whether scratch biscuits or store-bought biscuits – providing you have all the ingredients needed to make your preparation and cooking a full blast. Overall, it is not terribly intricate, making a scratch biscuit. Just be sure that your steps are in an appropriate order.

Buttermilk Substitute

To substitute buttermilk, cut down some sour cream or plain yogurt with a bit of water or milk (depends on what you like or what is available). Mix a tablespoon of lemon juice or white vinegar with milk. Stir and allow to stand for around five minutes. If not, use 1 and 3/2 teaspoon of tartar cream along with one cup of milk.

Freezing, Storing and Reheating

Refrigerating the lobster cheddar bay biscuits is not necessarily required. As long as they’re tightly sealed, you don’t have to refrigerate them for up to three straight days. You could still refrigerate them, though expect them to lose their texture.

How about putting them in the freezer? Yep, you absolutely can! You can wrap the biscuits individually in plastic wrap and then put them inside a freezer bag. Ready to freeze! Simply take one or two out of the freezer and pop them in the microwave in case you want to eat some. Warm for around six minutes in a 350° oven for you to enjoy the taste and texture. Otherwise, place the biscuits in an airtight container. They can be used in three months.


These cheddar cheese Red Lobster biscuits are specifically popular among millennials. The savory, salty flavor is irresistible. Perfect with your dinner or lunch! You could even pair it off with a hot cup of coffee. Take advantage of its simple, cheap ingredients as well as easy, quick preparation and cooking process to make your guests feel extra special. Just so you know, there are other dishes in which you could try experimenting with cheddar biscuits.

These copycat red lobster cheddar bay biscuits are tastier and easier to make than ever. It only takes one whisk, one bowl, and no baking mix. Perfect with melted butter. Start to bake some of these delicious treats today!



  1. Donna L Holder

    i love these

  2. Jessica M Anderson

    Awesome! Thank you, for the recipe.

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