Get ready for a flavor explosion with this delicious recipe for garlic cheese bombs!

Appetizer, side dish, or snack, garlic cheese bombs are cubes of mozzarella cubes wrapped in biscuit dough and brushed with garlic herb butter, then baked to a buttery golden brown.

So crazy easy to make and insanely tasty, one is never enough!

Garlic cheese bombs on a serving plate.

Buttery Garlic Cheese Bombs

  • Light and flaky cheese bombs are tasty enough to eat alone or serve with an assortment of dips!
  • Step up your biscuit game and cook cheesy knots from scratch instead of having them delivered!
  • Make and take to a party or picnic, add them to a spread when the big game is on, but definitely make extra to reheat all week long!
  • These tasty little cheese bomb morsels are also great for lunches!
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Ingredients and Variations

Biscuit Dough: This recipe works great with store-brand biscuit, pizza, or bread dough. Wrap cheese in crescent roll dough for larger versions, if desired.

Cheese: Mozzarella, cheddar, Monterey Jack, Colby all work great! Save a little time and cut individual cheese sticks into equal portions.

Seasonings: Instead of butter, try garlic-herb infused olive oil and season with homemade Italian seasoning before sprinkling on parmesan cheese.

Variations: Roll cheese cubes in bacon bits before wrapping them in the biscuit dough, or roll cheese bombs in bacon after Step 4. Garlic cheese bombs can be stuffed with taco meat and shredded cheddar cheese and sprinkled with chili seasoning. Use cream cheese and everything bagel seasoning or fill garlic cheese bombs with homemade spinach dip. Make dessert bombs using blueberry cheesecake filling or any pie filling mixed with cream cheese and top with cinnamon sugar before baking.

How to Make Garlic Cheese Bombs

  1. Wrap biscuit dough around cubes of mozzarella cheese, pinch the ends to seal in the cheese, then roll into a ball and place on baking sheet.
  2. Brush cheese bombs with garlic herb butter and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  3. Bake until golden brown and brush with extra garlic butter, if desired. Serve hot with marinara or homemade ranch dressing.
Baked garlic cheese bombs on a pan

Tips for Perfect Garlic Cheese Bombs

  • Work quickly with the dough so it stays cold and bakes up extra flaky!
  • Bake on parchment paper for easy cleanup!
  • Whip up a batch or two of garlic cheese bombs and keep them warm in a crock pot or in the oven.

Storing Cheese Bombs

Keep leftover garlic cheese bombs in a zippered bag in the refrigerator for up to 4 days and reheat them in an Air Fryer or under the broiler to crisp them up again. Freeze these tasty morsels for up to 4 weeks and thaw them in the refrigerator before reheating.

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Garlic Cheese Bombs

Make these buttery garlic cheese bombs for an appetizer, side dish or savory snack.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Author Candace


  • 12 ounces refrigerated biscuit dough 1 can (10 biscuits)
  • ounces mozzarella cheese cut into 10 cubes
  • 2 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley , or 1 Tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder , or 1 clove garlic, minced
  • teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 Tablespoon shredded parmesan cheese optional


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Separate biscuits into 10 biscuits. Place 1 cube of cheese on each biscuit. Wrap the dough around the cheese, pinching the dough to seal tightly, and roll into a ball.
  • Please seam side down on prepared baking tray.
  • Mix together butter, parsley, garlic powder, and salt. Brush the cheese bombs with butter mixture and sprinkle with parmesan if using.
  • Bake 10-11 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from the oven, brush with any remaining butter mixture, and serve immediately. Serve with marinara sauce if desired.


  • Work fast so the dough remains cold and will bake up flaky!
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper for easy cleanup.
  • Double the recipe to feed a crowd. Keep warm in a crockpot or oven.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 177 | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 438mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 142IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information does not include optional ingredients or garnish and is an estimate. It may change based on actual ingredients and cooking methods used.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American

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I am a wife, mother of two, and professional accountant. I love fantastic food, and it is so often the center of our lives, from everyday dinner, to family gatherings, and special evenings at fabulous restaurants. I have always loved cooking and baking, with my mom and grandma, and now, with my daughter and son. I love trying new recipes while enjoying my favorites too. I’m so happy to share them with you.
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