Cheddar bay biscuits

Cheddar bay biscuits: Piquant bites. Photo credit: Carla Zinkfontein.

Cheddar bay biscuits – Savoury snacks to nibble on

Enjoy an utterly delicious savoury taste sensation when baking these cheddar bay biscuits.

Cheddar bay biscuits

Cheddar bay biscuits: Piquant bites. Photo credit: Carla Zinkfontein.

Ever tried cheddar bay biscuits? These delightful cheesy, soft biscuits have a dash of garlic and are topped with melted butter, onion powder and parsley. It is an utterly delicious savoury taste sensation.

These cheddar bay biscuits are the perfect snack to take along to a friend or family gathering. Most snack tables are overloaded with sweet bites and less savoury snacks. These biscuits are just perfect to break the sweetness.

Cheddar bay biscuits take only about 30 minutes to prepare and will give you 20 servings. This may sound like a large number of biscuits but after enjoying one biscuit, you will realise how fast 20 will disappear. So, you may want to consider preparing a double batch from the start.

Next time you wonder what savoury snack you can prepare, look no further than this cheddar bay biscuits recipe. It is sure to satisfy! Let us have your feedback to this recipe in the comments section of this recipe.

Cheddar bay biscuits recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Carla Zinkfontein Course: SnacksCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy


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  • 4 cups 4 baking mix

  • 85 g 85 cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 1⅓ cups 1⅓ water

  • ½ cup ½ melted butter

  • 1 teaspoon 1 garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ¼ salt

  • teaspoon onion powder

  • teaspoon dried parsley


  • Preheat oven to 190°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the baking mix, cheese, and water. Mix until the dough is firm. Using a small scoop, place dough on the prepared pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Combine the melted butter, garlic powder, salt, onion powder and parsley. Brush over baked biscuits immediately upon removing from oven.


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