Cheesy Garlic Bites


2 cans buttermilk biscuits (not the flaky kind)

20 mozzarella fresca ciliegine (cherry size) or mozzarella cubes

3 tablespoon olive oil

6 cloves garlic, minced

Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes

2 tablespoon butter

¼ cup white wine

¼ teaspoon salt

1 c shredded mozzarella cheese

½ c shredded parmesan cheese

Salt and basil, to taste


Step 1:

First, you’ll need to take some buttermilk biscuits and flatten them.

Then wrap each biscuit around a ball or cube of mozzarella.

Step 2:

Next, prepare the butter by sautéing minced garlic and red pepper flakes in oil.

Once fragrant, add butter, white wine and salt to the mixture.

Roll the dough-wrapped cheese balls in this butter.

Step 3:

Now it’s time to assemble everything.

Place these garlic-buttered dough balls into a muffin pan.

Step 4:

For the cheese topping combine shredded mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

Be generous as you pile this mixture on top of each dough ball.

Step 5:

Once everything is ready preheat your oven to 450°F.

Bake these bites for about 8 to 10 minutes or until they turn a beautiful golden color.

Step 6:

To finish it off with a burst of flavor brush the remaining butter, over the baked goodies and sprinkle some salt and basil on top.

Serve them warm and savor every cheesy bite!

Step 7:

Enjoy this treat that will surely satisfy your cravings for cheesy goodness!


Turn the Cheesy Garlic Bites into a sensation by choosing buttermilk biscuits that are specifically made for those, with gluten restrictions. Look for brands that prioritize catering to a lifestyle guaranteeing a delightful experience for everyone.

The wonderful combination of mozzarella and garlic butter remains intact providing an experience that accommodates dietary preferences.

Take your snack game to the next level with this adaptation. A perfect balance, between indulgence and inclusivity!

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size: 1 piece (approx. 40g)

Calories: 145 | Total Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 293mg | Total Carbohydrates: 11g | Dietary Fiber: 0.5g | Sugars: 1g | Protein: 5g

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use any type of biscuit dough for this recipe?

It’s recommended to use buttermilk biscuit dough as specified in the ingredients list.

Other types of biscuit dough may have different textures and flavors that could affect the outcome of the cheesy garlic bites.

What can I use instead of white wine?

If you prefer not to use white wine, you can substitute it with chicken or vegetable broth for added flavor.

Alternatively, you can omit it altogether and adjust the seasoning to taste.

Can I make these cheesy garlic bites ahead of time?

While these bites are best enjoyed fresh out of the oven, you can prepare them in advance and reheat them in the oven or microwave before serving.

However, note that they may not be as crispy as when freshly baked.

Can I customize the cheese topping?

Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different types of cheese or add additional herbs and seasonings to the cheese mixture for extra flavor.

Be creative and tailor the toppings to your preferences.

Are there any alternative serving suggestions for these cheesy garlic bites?

These bites are versatile and can be served as appetizers, snacks, or even as part of a meal.

They pair well with marinara sauce for dipping or alongside a fresh salad for a light lunch or dinner option.

Feel free to get creative with how you enjoy them!

Can I use a different type of cheese instead of mozzarella and parmesan?

Yes, you can experiment with different types of cheese according to your preference.

Cheddar, gouda, or even pepper jack cheese can be great alternatives or additions to the mozzarella and parmesan.

Can I make these cheesy garlic bites vegetarian?

Absolutely! Simply omit the pork and substitute it with vegetarian-friendly ingredients or additional vegetables such as roasted bell peppers or sautéed mushrooms.

Can I make this recipe gluten-free?

Yes, you can use gluten-free biscuit dough instead of regular buttermilk biscuits.

Ensure that all other ingredients, including the cheese and seasonings, are also gluten-free.

Can I freeze these cheesy garlic bites?

Yes, these bites can be frozen after baking.

Allow them to cool completely, then transfer to an airtight container or freezer bag.

To reheat, simply bake them in the oven until heated through.

How long do these cheesy garlic bites stay fresh?

These bites are best enjoyed fresh out of the oven.

However, you can store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.

Reheat them in the oven or microwave before serving.

Can I use pre-made garlic butter instead of making it from scratch?

Yes, using pre-made garlic butter can save time and effort.

Simply melt the garlic butter and proceed with rolling the dough-wrapped cheese balls in it as instructed.

Are there any alternatives to white wine in this recipe?

If you prefer not to use white wine, you can substitute it with chicken or vegetable broth for added flavor.

Alternatively, you can omit it altogether and adjust the seasoning to taste.

Can I add other herbs or spices to the dough or cheese topping?

Certainly! Feel free to customize the flavor by adding herbs like oregano, thyme, or rosemary to the dough or cheese topping.

You can also add additional spices like paprika or Italian seasoning for extra flavor.

How can I prevent the cheese from oozing out of the bites while baking?

Ensure that the biscuit dough is sealed tightly around the cheese to prevent leakage during baking.

You can also try freezing the assembled bites for a few minutes before baking to help them hold their shape.

Can I serve these cheesy garlic bites with dipping sauce?

Yes, these bites are delicious with marinara sauce, garlic aioli, or ranch dressing for dipping.

Simply serve the dipping sauce on the side for added flavor.

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