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Easy Copycat Little Caesars Crazy Bread

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Little Caesars Crazy Bread is a popular side dish offered by the Little Caesars pizza chain. It is a type of breadstick that is coated with a garlic butter spread and sprinkled with parmesan cheese. This copycat Little Caesars Crazy Bread is called crazy bread because, after one bite, you fall crazy addicted to the bread.

Baked breadsticks topped with parmesan sitting on a wooden cutting board with sauce on the side.

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Once the breadsticks are finished baking, they are brushed with more garlic butter and sprinkled with parmesan cheese. The end result is a warm, savory breadstick that is perfect for dipping in marinara sauce or enjoying on its own as a snack or side dish.

If you are a pizza lover, you have to try this pepperoni pizzadilla recipe as well. Or try out this cheesy garlic bread rolls recipe for another easy recipe.

Why we love this recipe!

  1. Made with refrigerated pizza crust.
  2. Quick and easy prep.
  3. Simple everyday ingredients used.
  4. Dippable in marinara sauce or even ranch.
  5. Family friendly copycat recipe.

Key Ingredients

Pizza dough, garlic salt, parmesan, and butter sitting on a white countertop.
  1. Pizza Dough – Refrigerated pizza crust.
  2. Garlic Salt and Parmesan – This is used as the topping for the crazy bread.
  3. Butter – Unsalted, melted butter.

The complete list of ingredients, quantities, and instructions can be found in the printable recipe card below.

How To Make

Collage of pizza dough cut into strips.
  1. Roll out the pizza dough on a prepared baking sheet. (Photo 1)
  2. Use a pizza cutter and cut into strips. I did 16 strips. (Photo 2)
Collage of turning dough into breadsticks.
  1. Bake as directed. While baking, prepare the melted butter and garlic salt in a bowl. (Photo 3)
  2. Brush over the finished breadsticks and top with parmesan cheese. Serve as warm. (Photo 4)
Pile of baked breadsticks topped with parmesan on a wooden cutting board.

Possible Substitutions/Additions

  • Seasoning: You can use different spices and herbs to flavor your bread.
  • Mozzarella: Want a cheesy Crazy Bread? Add the butter and garlic to the bread and top with mozzarella and parmesan. Bake the same, and once done, slice and serve.
  • Pizza Dough: Make homemade pizza dough if you don’t want to use refrigerated pizza dough.

Storing Tips

Refrigerator

If you do not eat all your crazy bread, you can refrigerate any of the bread you do not eat. Just store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Freezing

You can freeze any of the bread that you do not eat. Just place in a sealed freezer bag or freezer container. Freeze for 2-3 months. Then thaw in the fridge overnight and reheat as you wish.

Reheating

To reheat the homemade breadsticks, you will want to warm up in the microwave or the oven. Heat for a minute or two until it is warmed. Or you can place in the oven at 350 degrees and heat until it is warmed.

What To Serve With Little Caesars Crazy Bread

Crazy bread pairs well with your favorite pepperoni pizza, heirloom tomato salad, or eat it alone. You can also pair this bread with fettuccine alfredo or another type of pasta dish if you wish.

A wooden board with breadsticks topped with Parmesan with sauce on the side.

Recipe FAQs

Can I use store-bought pizza dough to make Crazy Bread?

Yes, you can use store-bought pizza dough to make Crazy Bread. You may need to adjust the baking time based on the thickness of the dough.

Can I use fresh garlic instead of garlic salt?

You can use fresh garlic instead of garlic salt. Simply mince a few garlic cloves and add them to the melted butter.

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

Yes, you can use a different type of cheese if you prefer. Some other options include mozzarella, cheddar, or a blend of cheeses.

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Baked breadsticks topped with parmesan sitting on a wooden cutting board.
5 from 10 votes

Little Caesar Crazy Bread


Author: Kim Schob
Course: Appetizer & Snacks, Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Little Caesars Crazy Bread is a popular side dish offered by the Little Caesars pizza chain. Made with store bought pizza crust and a few other staple ingredients. Try this easy bread recipe tonight.

Equipment

Ingredients 

  • 1 refrigerated pizza crust Regular Pizza Crust
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter unsalted
  • ¼ cup (25 g) grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • To make Copycat Little Caesars Crazy Bread, start by preheating your oven as directed on package and preparing a baking sheet. Roll out the pizza crust onto the baking sheet and use a pizza cutter to slice the dough into strips. A normal sized crust should yield about 16 strips.
  • Bake the dough according to the package instructions. While it’s baking, melt the butter in a small saucepan and add the garlic salt, stirring until well combined.
  • Once the breadsticks are done baking, remove them from the oven and brush the garlic butter mixture onto each one. Sprinkle grated parmesan cheese on top.
  • Serve the Crazy Bread warm with marinara sauce for dipping, and enjoy!

Notes

  • Pizza Crust: You can use homemade pizza crust if you would like. I used store bought pizza crust. Check your local grocery store deli department.
  • Seasoning: Feel free to add more or less seasoning to fit your preference. 
  • Cheesy bread: Add some mozzarella cheese to the bread for a cheesy crazy bread. 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 86kcal (4%) Carbohydrates: 12g (4%) Protein: 2g (4%) Fat: 3g (5%) Saturated Fat: 2g (13%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0.1g Cholesterol: 7mg (2%) Sodium: 294mg (13%) Potassium: 4mg Fiber: 0.4g (2%) Sugar: 2g (2%) Vitamin A: 79IU (2%) Vitamin D: 0.01µg Calcium: 14mg (1%) Iron: 1mg (6%)

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9 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Wow this recipe brings me back! It’s even better than the original! Love how easy it is to make, too.

  2. 5 stars
    Easy and delicious, this one is a keeper. I know I’m going to make it over and over again!

  3. 5 stars
    This recipe is genius! I’m so happy to have found the recipe as it is going to save me a lot of money making these breadsticks at home! Perfect!

  4. 5 stars
    I love that you used a store bought pizza crust so I can easily make this with my kids! Thank you for sharing!

  5. 5 stars
    It’s so funny that I saw this today because yesterday I went to Little Caesars and opted out of the crazy bread because it was super expensive! I’m so excited to try this myself!

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