Red Lobster cheesy biscuits! Yes, you know the ones. You order a couple baskets during dinner, then you shamefully ask them to bag you up a couple more for the road. What do they put in those delicious biscuits? What’s the secret? A trend these days is to create “clones” or come the closest possible to a restaurants secret recipe as you can. I did some experimenting to try to reproduce the Red Lobster cheddar biscuits recipe with just the ingredients I had in my pantry. This final clone recipe is pretty close. I hope you enjoy these copycat Red Lobster cheddar biscuits as much as I do!
My Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits Experiments:
I found you can make the Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits using either Hungry Jack pancake mix or Bisquik, as you prefer. The pancake mix adds offers a touch more sweetness to the finished biscuits.
I also tried using Pepper Jack or Sharp Cheddar. I thought the Pepper Jack would give the biscuits an extra kick but it wasn’t quite as flavorful as I expected. The sharp cheddar is better.
You can use Old Bay seasoning or spices and garlic powder. Either way, the spices add tons of flavor so don’t skip this.
It’s definitely not a perfect match for the Red Lobster biscuits but it is pretty close and will do in a pinch!
Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits
2 cups Hungry Jack pancake mix
2/3 cup milk
8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning
1/2 cup salted butter
How To Make Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits
1) Preheat oven to 450° F
2) Mix together pancake mix, milk, cheese, Old Bay, and garlic powder
3) Drop onto Parchment Paper (opt) or Greased Baking Sheet
4) In separate bowl; melt butter and mix in 1/4 tsp. garlic powder and Italian seasoning.
5) Spread butter mixture on top of biscuits
6) Place in oven and bake for 8 – 10 minutes (or until golden brown)
7) Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes
I hope you enjoy these copycat red lobster cheddar biscuits. They are super easy to make and ready in under 20 minutes! You can’t beat that.
Are there any other restaurant recipe clones you MUST find after reading this? Let me know in the comments and I’ll hunt them down to test out for you and post the results!