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Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits


25 min

Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits

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25 min


12 persons




4.00 rating-star (202)


Author: Victoria Bailey
Red Lobster biscuits are loaded with Cheddar cheese and brushed with seasoned butter in this easy copycat recipe. No kneading is required — just drop the gently mixed batter directly onto a prepared baking sheet and your warm, freshly baked, bite-sized biscuits will be ready to enjoy with dinner in just 15 minutes.


  • all-purpose flour: 2 cups
  • shredded Cheddar cheese: 1 cup
  • baking powder: 1 Tbsp
  • salt: 1 tsp
  • garlic powder: 0.5 tsp
  • milk: 0.66667 cup
  • butter, softened and cut into pieces: 0.33333 cup
  • egg: 1 piece
  • butter, melted: 2 Tbsp
  • dried parsley (Optional): 2 tsp
  • garlic powder (Optional): 1 tsp

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Stages of cooking

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
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  2. Stir flour, Cheddar cheese, baking powder, salt, and garlic powder together in a bowl.
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  3. Stir milk, softened butter pieces, and egg together in a separate bowl. Add to the flour mixture and stir until just combined and chunky, being very careful not to overmix.
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  4. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
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  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
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  6. Meanwhile, stir melted butter, parsley, and garlic powder together in a small bowl.
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  7. Remove biscuits from the oven and brush melted butter mixture over top. Return to the oven and bake until golden brown, about 5 more minutes. Serve warm.
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History of the Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits

The Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits have become an iconic part of American cuisine thanks to their unique blend of cheesy goodness and flaky texture. Originally created by a Red Lobster employee in the 1990s, these biscuits quickly became a fan favorite and are now a staple on the restaurant's menu.

Tips and Tricks for Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

To make the perfect Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits, be sure to follow these tips and tricks:

  • Use sharp Cheddar cheese for the best flavor.
  • Be very careful not to overmix the batter, as this will result in tough biscuits.
  • Use a tablespoon or cookie scoop to drop the batter onto the baking sheet for evenly sized biscuits.
  • Make sure the butter is very soft before mixing it into the batter.
  • To ensure that the biscuits are light and flaky, handle the dough as little as possible.

Tips for presenting the dish

Presentation is key when it comes to serving the Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits. Here are a few tips for impressing your guests:

  • Serve the biscuits warm from the oven, brushed with melted butter and a sprinkle of parsley.
  • Arrange the biscuits in a basket or on a platter lined with a colorful napkin.
  • Serve the biscuits alongside a seafood dinner or a classic American meal.
  • For an extra touch of flavor, serve the biscuits with honey, jam, or garlic butter.

How to Reheat Red Lobster Biscuits

There are a few simple ways to reheat Red Lobster biscuits:


The easiest way is to reheat the biscuits in a 350 degree F oven until warmed through.

Air Fryer

Reheat Red Lobster biscuits in a 350 degree F air fryer for 5 minutes, until warmed through.

Toaster Oven

Reheat biscuits in a 350 degree F toaster oven for about 7 minutes, until warmed through. The toaster oven will keep the biscuits crispy on the outside, but fluffy on the inside.


Wrap each biscuit with a damp paper towel, then microwave in 10-15 second intervals, until warmed through.

How to Store Red Lobster Biscuits

Store Red Lobster biscuits in an airtight container at room temperature for three days or in the fridge for five days.

How to Freeze Red Lobster Biscuits

Store completely cooled Red Lobster biscuits in an airtight container or zip-top freezer bag. Freeze for up to three months. Thaw in the fridge overnight, and reheat using your preferred method.

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