Cheddar Bay Biscuits


  • Mixing bowls
  • Baking Sheet
  • parchment paper
  • tablespoon or cookie scoop
  • pastry brush


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 ounces Cheddar Jack Cheese I use Rustic Cut (larger pieces of shredded cheese)

Butter Topping

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Instructions

    • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
    • Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment.
    • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, garlic powder, Cajun seasoning, and salt.
    • Add the 8 tablespoons of melted butter and milk. Mix until just combined.
    • Fold in shredded cheese.
    • Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
    • Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly golden.

    Prepare Butter Topping

    • In a small bowl, mix together 4 tablespoons melted butter, 2 teaspoons dried parsley, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
    • Upon removing biscuits from the oven, brush butter mixture onto the top of each one.


    Yes, you can use just regular shredded cheese, but for best results, I suggest shredding it yourself from blocks of cheese. I discovered that using the ‘Rustic Cut’ of the Cheddar Jack cheese which is the larger shredded pieces made a really delicious difference in the recipe. Try it!