1Heat oven to 450°F. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, beer, garlic powder and 1 cup of the cheese until soft dough forms.
2Place dough on surface sprinkled with additional Bisquick mix; knead 10 times. Roll until 1/2 inch thick. Cut with floured 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup cheese evenly over rounds, about 1 teaspoon on each. Sprinkle with pepper.
3Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Brush tops of biscuits with melted butter. Serve warm.