In a large bowl, sift together flour, salt, garlic powder, dried parsley and baking powder. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center of flour mixture. Add the milk and cheddar cheese; Mix until just combined, do not over mix! Drop batter by spoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned. While biscuits are baking mix melted butter and garlic. Brush garlic butter over hot baked biscuits.