The Secret To Delicious Homemade Cheddar Biscuits

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baked homemade cheddar biscuits with melted butter

Making Homemade Cheddar Biscuits

These homemade cheddar biscuits are amazing.  They remind me of the kind you can find in restaurants. I can make them a meal all by themselves.  Okay, I do make them and eat them all myself.  I do not share.

The salty taste of the butter on top of them was an added bonus of how tasty they are.  The crunch of the biscuit as it melts into your mouth.

What Do You Serve These Biscuits With?

These are perfect side dish for dinner, lunch or special occasion meal. They would be good with a nice soup or serve with one of our favorites, manicotti.

You could make them smaller and serve as an appetizer as well. What meal would you serve these biscuits with?

What Ingredients Are Needed?

  • biscuit baking mix
  • shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • dried parsley
  • melted butter (for putting in dough & after baking)
  • milk
  • garlic powder
  • garlic salt
cheese, parsley, baking mix, garlic powder, garlic salt, melted butter

How Do You Keep Drop Biscuits From Being Dry?

Watch how much baking mix you are adding. The last 1/2 cup, reserve and mix in a little at a time. They will become sticky and the batter will be thick. It should look wet, but not have liquid pockets. You can always add more baking mix if needed, but if you get them to dry, you will need to additional milk.

drop biscuits on pan to bake

How Do You Know When The Biscuits Are Done?

The cheddar biscuits will start to turn golden brown. You can check the bottom of one to see if it is brown on the bottom. You can also open one and make sure it is not dough on the inside.

melted butter with silicone brush
baked homemade cheddar biscuits with melted butter
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Delicious Cheddar Drop Biscuits

Learn how to make homemade cheddar biscuits, with a delicious salty-buttery finish. Make the bests biscuits in your own kitchen.
Course: Baking, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 biscuits
Author: Regina Sober


  • 2 cups biscuit baking mix
  • 1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons melted butter for putting in dough
  • 2/3 cup milk, possibly more
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons melted butter for buttering after baked


  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • In a bowl mix the baking mix add the cheddar cheese, dried parsley, garlic powder and garlic salt.
  • Mix together and add the butter and then mix in the milk If needed add a little more, it should be sticky and not soupy, perfect for biscuits.
  • On a baking sheet, put 1 heaping rounded teaspoon of dough for each biscuit.  Leave a little space between as they will grown while baking.
  • Repeat until the dough is all placed on the pan.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, until the peaks are golden brown.
  • Remove from the move when done and with a silicone brush, cover butter on top of the biscuits.
Learn how to make homemade cheddar biscuits, with a delicious salty-buttery finish. Make the bests biscuits in your own kitchen.

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