Monday, April 6, 2009

Yummy Cheesy Biscuits!

Looking for something different, yet simple, to serve with your next dinner? Try these delicious biscuits.

These biscuits are very much like the ones served at a popular seafood restaurant chain, but I think they taste MUCH better!

1 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/3 cup all-vegetable shortening
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
2 cups self-rising flour
1/4 stick of melted butter

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees

In a medium bowl, mix the flour, salt, sugar & baking powder together with a fork. Using a pastry blender, cut in the shortening until it resembles coarse cornmeal.

Add the cheese, then stir in the buttermilk, all at once; mix until just combined. Do not overmix!

Using an ice cream scoop, scoop out 8 nice sized biscuits onto a baking sheet either lined with parchment or a silicone baking mat.

Bake the biscuits for 15-20 minutes. Remove from the oven and immediately brush the biscuits with melted butter.

If desired, you can add 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon of salt & a pinch of parsley flakes to the melted butter.

These are also delicious served for breakfast. Melt a 1/2 stick of unsalted butter, mix with 2 teaspoons of honey and brush over the freshly baked biscuits!


  1. I make a similar biscuit when I make chicken and biscuits. It is divine.

  2. John, are these like the ones from Red Lobster?! I have looked all over for their recipe. I am going to try this recipe for sure!!

  3. I keep adding your recipes to my recipe collection! I'm also keeping track of how many mixers, mixing bowls, kitchen gadgets, etc. we have that are the same! :-)

  4. Elaine - These are similar to the Red Lobster biscuits (hence the "hint" I placed in the 2nd paragraph above)! I have that Red Lobster biscuit recipe but it's basically Bisquick with cheese added to it!

  5. Kenn - As much as I have, you probably have more than I do! We'll have to get together, one time, at each other's homes and compare, LOL!

  6. oh those great memories of the Maurice salad! I would love to get my hands on the cheese bread recipe!