- All-purpose flour 1 cup
- Buttermilk 1/2 cup
- cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 to 1 cup
- butter, melted 4 tbsp
- Sugar 1 tbsp • 470 kcal
- Baking powder 1 tsp • 156 kcal
- Baking soda 1/4 tsp
- Salt 1/2 tsp • 1 kcal
- Garlic powder 1/4 tsp
- For the topping
- Butter 2 tbsp • 717 kcal
- Garlic powder 1/4 tsp
- Dried parsley 1/4 tsp
Everyone should have a quick biscuit recipe in their back pocket and this cheese garlic biscuit recipe might be one of the best ones out there. It's so easy to make – you don't need to fuss with food processors or handheld mixers or wait for your dough to rise. Cheese garlic biscuits have a similar buttery garlicky flavor to garlic knots, but drop biscuits don't call for yeast. No waiting around for dough to rise. Just mix, bake, and brush with delicious garlic butter. These effortless biscuits are a delectable side dish you can throw together quickly – perfect for those moments you want to serve up buttery fluffy biscuits with major flavor.
Expert Tips for Cheese Garlic Biscuits
– Cheese garlic biscuits go with so many dishes. These savory biscuits make a great side with everything from hearty soups to roasts, or as a tasty afternoon snack.
– Don't have any dried parsley on hand? Use oregano or basil instead.
– Be sure not to overmix the batter. If you do, you'll wind up with harder, denser biscuits.
– Cheese garlic biscuits can be stored in an airtight container for 2 to 3 days at room temperature. They'll keep in the fridge for about one week.
How to Make Cheese Garlic Biscuits
Preheat your oven to 450°F. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and garlic powder in a large bowl.
Whisk melted butter and buttermilk in a separate bowl, then stir into flour mixture until just combined.
Fold in the cheese until combined.
Drop heaping spoonfuls of the batter onto a baking tray lined with parchment.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the biscuits begin to turn golden brown.
In a small bowl, beat butter, garlic powder, and parsley together.
Remove the biscuits from the oven and generously spread each with garlic butter.
– Grate the cheese yourself for a more even melt.
– Switch this recipe up by making your cheese garlic biscuits with other cheeses. Parmesan, Gouda, and Gruyère all work.
– Add a sprinkle of fresh chives or some chopped smoked ham for a tasty take on this classic cheese drop biscuit recipe.