Cheese and Garlic Drop Biscuits

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These are very similar to Red Lobster's Cheddar Bay Biscuits but a lot better than the recipes that start with Bisquick, in my opinion. The kids adore them.

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  • add   1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • add   1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • add   1 cup flour
  • add   1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • add   1/8-1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • add   1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • add   2 tablespoons melted butter
  • add   1/4 teaspoon salt
  • add   2 teaspoons baking powder
  • add   1/2 cup milk
  • add   1 tablespoon sugar


  1. Combine flour, salt, baking powder, cream of tartar, sugar and 1/8- 1/4 teaspoons garlic powder in a mixing bowl.
  2. Cut in shortening using a pastry blender.
  3. Mix milk and then cheese into mixture with a wooden spoon.
  4. Drop by large spoonfuls onto greased baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 425°F for 10-12 minutes.
  6. Mix melted butter and 1/8 teaspoons garlic powder together and brush on warm biscuits as soon as you remove them from the oven.