This Pull-apart Garlic Cheesy Bread recipe combines two classic versions of garlic bread: cheesy garlic pull-apart loaf and traditional Italian garlic bread. The result is delicious!
Garlic bread is one of the most popular comfort foods around. And with good reason! It’s crunchy on the outside, soft and gooey inside.
Why you should make this Pull-apart Garlic Cheese Bread
Flavorful – This garlic cheesy bread is packed with garlic, butter, parmesan cheese, and Italian spices.
Easy to Make – This pull-apart garlic cheese bread recipe is very simple with just a few steps! You can make this in less than 20 minutes.
Perfect for Sharing – Who doesn’t love pulling apart soft fluffy bread? This bread is perfect for parties, family gatherings, and watching the game!
If you love recipes like this, you may also enjoy this Pull-Apart Pepperoni & Mozzarella Pizza Monkey Bread recipe.
- French bread
- Shredded mozzarella
- Salted butter
- Small bowl
- Pastry brush
- Aluminum foil
How to Make Pull-apart Garlic Cheesy Bread
Full directions and measurements for this dish are in the printable recipe card below. These step-by-step photos and instructions are here to help you visualize how to make this recipe.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Start cutting your bread zigzag, but don’t cut all the way through. I put chopsticks next to my bread, so it blocks my knife from going all the way through.
Melt your butter and mince your garlic. Mix together in a bowl.
Brush the garlic butter between the cuts and over your bread. Make sure all parts are covered.
Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese between the cuts of the bread as well.
Cover the whole bread with aluminum foil and put it in the oven for 8-10 minutes.
Then remove the aluminum foil and put it back in the oven for another 8-10 minutes. Make sure the cheese is completely melted. Then remove from the oven.
Sprinkle with the parsley over the bread and enjoy while warm.
Once completely cooled, wrap in plastic and store in the fridge for up to three days.
Tips For Pull-apart Garlic Cheesy Bread
- I lay chopsticks or wooden skewers on the cutting board to prevent me from cutting the bread all the way through.
- Make sure to check the garlic bread frequently after you remove the aluminum foil because oven temperatures vary.
- Allow the bread to cool slightly before pulling apart to prevent burns from the hot cheese.
- Garlic bread goes great with just about any meal!
Substitutions and Variations
- You can also use cheddar, provolone or pepper jack cheese.
- You can crush your bread with olive oil instead of melted butter for a flavor twist.
- Add pepperoni to the bread before baking for a pepperoni pull-apart bread.
- Italian seasoning can be sprinkles on the top of the bread for addtional flavor.
Pull-apart Garlic Cheesy Bread FAQs
You can tell this cheesy bread is done when the cheese is melted and the top of the bread is golden brown.
Yes, however, I suggest reheating the bread when it’s time to serve. As it’s best served warm.
Yes! This bread can be stored in the freezer for up to three months.
Place the bread in the foil and then in the oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until warm.
More Cheesy Recipes You May Enjoy
- Cheesy Bacon Potatoes
- Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread Rolls
- Ham and Cheese Roll Ups
- Cheesy Crash Hot Potatoes
- Easy Cheesy Zucchini Bake
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Pull-apart Garlic Cheesy Bread
- 1 French bread
- 1 cup Shredded Mozzarella
- ½ cup Salted Butter
- 4 cloves Garlic
- 1 Parsley bunch
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Start cutting your bread zigzag, but don’t cut all the way through. I put chopsticks next to my bread, so it blocks my knife from going all the way through.
- Melt your butter and mince your garlic. Mix together in a bowl.
- Brush the garlic butter between the cuts and over your bread. Make sure all parts are covered.
- Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese between the cuts of the bread as well.
- Cover the whole bread with aluminum foil and put in the oven for 8-10 minutes.
- Then remove the aluminum foil and put back in the oven for another 8-10 minutes. Make sure the cheese is completely melted. Then remove from the oven.
- Sprinkle with the parsley over the bread and enjoy while warm.