Garlic Cheddar Biscuits (Garlic Cheese Bombs)

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These Garlic Cheese Bombs are not only delicious, they are easy to make! Perfect as a snack, appetizer or side!

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits are the perfect side to any meal from spaghetti to fried chicken. As much as I love a good biscuit, adding cheese and garlic takes these from regular ol’  biscuits into crazy good garlic cheese bombs, a side that will truly be the star of your meal! 

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits are the perfect side to any meal from spaghetti to fried chicken. As much as I love a good biscuit, adding cheese and garlic takes these from regular ol'  biscuits into crazy good garlic cheese bombs, a side that will truly be the star of your meal! 

How to Make Garlic Cheddar Biscuits (Garlic Cheese Bombs)

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Biscuits are a staple around here, perfect for breakfast with jam and delicious with butter served with soup or stew.

As much as I love a good sweet biscuit drizzled with honey and butter… these cheesy cheddar biscuits definitely take the cake.

A light and flaky biscuit crust stuffed with… you guessed it, cheddar cheese and rolled in a buttery garlic topping.  The result is the ultimate cheese buns!  My kids call these garlic cheese bombs because they’re really just an explosion of deliciousness…  and cheese.

They are small enough to serve as an appetizer but they also are PERFECT served along side any meal!

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits are the perfect snack for a crowd and the perfect side to any meal. Adding cheese and garlic takes these from regular ol'  biscuits into crazy good garlic cheese bombs!

If you happen to have any leftover, the kids will love taking them for lunch!  There are lots of versions of cheese biscuits out there…  this is definitely my favorite! Tender crust, and ooey gooey cheese filling and a delicious garlic parmesan topping, these are the ultimate garlic cheese bombs!

While I use canned biscuits to make this extra quick, you can certainly wrap the cheese in a Homemade Biscuit Dough with equally wonderful results.

When making these biscuits, you’re going to want to work quickly so your dough stays fairly chilled and ensure you pinch the seams very well to seal.  If some of the cheese happens to leak out, don’t worry… there will still be more inside and they’ll still taste amazing!!  I bake them on parchment paper for easy clean up.

Speaking of biscuits, I am somewhat addicted to wrapping things in biscuit dough!  They are always amazing and you can pretty much put anything in them from sweet to savory!

Stuffed BISCUITS are one of my favorite snacks and the possibilities are endless! Check out some of these other yummy stuffed biscuits:

  • Bacon Cheeseburger Bombs (reader favorite!) Soft biscuits stuffed with cheese, bacon and the most delicious beef filling you have ever had!
  • Cheddar Meatball Poppers Juicy meatballs and cheddar cheese wrapped in a soft biscuit crust.
  • Loaded Mashed Potato Bombs It’s like a stuffed baked potato wrapped, filled with cheese and wrapped in a delicious hand held bite.
  • Pizza Bombs Soft crust, pepperoni and your favorite pizza toppings loaded with cheese all wrapped in a biscuit crust.
  • Cinnamon Caramel Apple Pie Roll Ups Roll ups of the dessert kind with cinnamon, apples and a hint of caramel.  The perfect ending to any meal!

Really… the possibilities are endless!  I’ve stuffed them with chicken pot pie filling, taco meat, cream cheese and pie filling and so much more!

Garlic Cheese Bombs! These are the most amazing ooey gooey cheese buns ever!

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3 from 1 vote
Servings: 20 biscuits
Garlic Cheese Bombs
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Author: Holly
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: garlic cheese bombs

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits are the perfect side to any meal and adding cheese and garlic takes them from regular ol’ biscuits into crazy good garlic cheese bombs!

  • 1 can of premade biscuits (10 pieces) (any type will work, I used Country Style)
  • 20 cubes cheddar cheese (1/2" x 3/4" x 3/4") (approx 4oz total)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 clove garlic , crushed
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Cut each biscuit in half and slightly roll out (don't worry about it being round). Place a cheese cube in the middle and wrap the biscuit dough around the cube ensuring the edges are sealed. Roll in your hands to make a ball shape.
  3. Place butter & garlic in a small bowl and melt in the microwave about 12 seconds. In a separate bowl, combine parsley and parmesan cheese.
  4. Dip each rolled biscuit into the butter mixture and then into the cheese mixture. Place on a parchment lined pan.
  5. Bake 10-12 minutes or just until browned.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 129, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 11mg, Sodium: 294mg, Potassium: 57mg, Carbohydrates: 11g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A: 2.4%, Vitamin C: 0.1%, Calcium: 7.2%, Iron: 4.5%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

 Adapted from Pillsbury …  & inspired by Bacon Cheeseburger Bombs

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Garlic Cheddar Biscuits are the perfect side to any meal from spaghetti to fried chicken. As much as I love a good biscuit, adding cheese and garlic takes these from regular ol'  biscuits into crazy good garlic cheese bombs, a side that will truly be the star of your meal! 
Garlic Cheddar Biscuits are the perfect side to any meal from spaghetti to fried chicken. As much as I love a good biscuit, adding cheese and garlic takes these from regular ol'  biscuits into crazy good garlic cheese bombs, a side that will truly be the star of your meal! 


Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

69 comments on “Garlic Cheddar Biscuits (Garlic Cheese Bombs)”

  1. Your garlic cheddar biscuits make my mouth watering! After finishing them and freezing, which way is suitable for reheating them? Using oven or microwave?

    • I have not tried re-heating these, however I would think to use the microwave. Let me know how it works if you do try it.

  2. Maintain the great job and delivering in the crowd!

  3. I want to make these for a work pot luck. Can I prepare them at night, put them in the fridge, and bake them in the morning?

  4. I made these tonight and they were a hit! I used shredded cheese inside because that’s all I had. I will be making them again! Next time I will probably make the biscuit dough from scratch. Thanks for a great recipe!

  5. How do I keep the cheese from coming out?

  6. Hello I want to make these. But I live in an area where there are no available biscuit dough. Any suggestions? Thanks very much.

  7. Is the parmesean the powdered kind or fresh?

  8. For anyone not living in the US or some parts of Canada. ie. living in the world. “Biscuit dough” is quick bread dough or scone dough.

  9. Made these with Christmas dinner this year and featured the recipe on my blog where I write about trying out ideas I find on Pinterest.

  10. This recipe is just amazing! We cannot find premade biscuits in the Netherlands (or in the supermarket where I usually shop) so I replaced it with pizza dough and it worked just perfect. You have a great website and thank you for the inspiration!

  11. Do you know if these can be made ahead of time and then frozen?

  12. This is a keeper! Can’t wait to try it when things cool off a little this summer. Loved the previous suggestion about the jalapeno addition.

  13. I love this :) I had to do these when I was yonger for school :)

  14. We don’t have premade biscuits in Australia, what’s a good alternative?

  15. Wow, these are so yummy!! And so easy to make

  16. I live in Africa, so no canned biscuits available to me. I just made my own quick biscuit recipe (2 c. flour, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1 tsp. salt, then stir in 1 c. milk, 2 TB oil) and it worked like a charm. Yummy! Thanks for the recipe!

  17. Yum! im australian so i didnt know where to get biscuit dough so i made a simple no yeast pizza dough instead. So delicious!!!!!

  18. I I’m in the UK, we don’t really have biscuit mix – what is the closest substitute that can be used

  19. Well if that isn’t cheese perfection then I don’t know what is.

  20. These look so good! I love that you made them with biscuit dough.

  21. My kids would be so excited to find the leftovers of these in their lunch boxes. These would be perfect for an appetizer party!

  22. hi… these look delicious!! wanna try making them soon!……..whats premade biscuits?

    instead of parmesan cheese, is thr a substitute?

    • Premade biscuits are found in the refrigerator section in most North American grocery stores (they are similar to an Austrialian scone). You could try any type of cheese with these!

  23. Your cheese looks so creamy but chadder cheese dont melt like that are you sure thats the cheese

  24. i have a party tonight. Am I able to cost them with the butter, garlic, etc and store it till its time to cook them or wait to do all that when its time to serve. Thank you

  25. Made these for a party last night and they were great!! They lasted about ten seconds when they came out of the oven, everyone loved them! Super easy to put together.

  26. I could eat these right now! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

  27. These look absolutely amazing. Dangerous, I might add! Great idea!

  28. stopping by from mouthwatering mondays! great recipe and gorgeous pictures :-D we do this with bisquick. SO good!

  29. These look too delicious! I can’t wait to try them! Visiting from Inspiration Monday Link Party.

  30. Great – I’m sitting here looking at this at 7:30am – and now I am starving for lunch! Cheese bombs look like THE BOMB! I am going to have to put making these on my to do list! Thanks for sharing!

  31. How far apart should you place them?

  32. can you put jalepenos in here to make them like jalepeno poppers??

  33. Would be good with a salad!

  34. I think small bits of prepared pizza dough would work out fine also

  35. I think that in Peru do not sell those biscuits that you are using in this recipe. Do you have any suggestions for these cases? Thanks

  36. Can I use the flaky grand biscuits? Also big or little?

    • Pretty much any of the canned biscuits will work with this recipe! I used the smaller biscuits but the bigger ones work well too!

      • I used the bigger flaky biscuits (8 to a can) and could almost get four bombs out of each biscuit! Really yummy – but I upped the garlic to three cloves instead of one (we’re weird about garlic). I also nuked the butter a little longer to try to infuse more flavor into the butter. A little tomato sauce for dipping and we’ll never have to buy the local pizzeria garlic knots again! Will be adding this to the recipe book! Thanks a bunch!

  37. How should these be stored, and how long will they keep that way? I was hoping to make them ahead of time for a party.

    • I haven’t made them ahead of time so I can’t say for sure. I would say that if you did them the day before, they should be cooled completely and stored in the fridge. Before serving I would suggest reheating them in the oven at 350 for about 7 minutes or so checking that the cheese inside is warm and melted.

  38. Does shredded cheese work at all

  39. sounds yummy

  40. its so yummmy thank u

  41. Awesome ideas! Yummmy too!

  42. They are absolutely yummy. Perfect for snacking while watch a game… So easy!! Thank you

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