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Easy Garlic Cheesy Pull Apart Loaf

This Garlic Cheesy Pull Apart Loaf is so good and easy to make. This recipe makes a great side dish or or appetizer for a game day!

What is pull apart bread?

Pull apart bread is a type of bread that is easy to tear or pull apart into individual pieces. It is often baked in a loaf or round shape, and the individual pieces are usually connected by a thin layer of dough.

This garlic cheesy pull apart bread is a delicious and easy to make version of the classic pull apart bread. It is made with a simple bread dough that is infused with garlic and topped with cheese. The bread is then baked until golden brown and bubbly.

This bread is the perfect side dish for a meal, or an appetizer for a party or gathering. It is also great for dipping in sauces or spreads. If you are looking for an easy and delicious bread recipe, this garlic cheesy pull apart bread is definitely a winner!

What ingredients do you need for Garlic Cheesy Pull Apart Bread?

  • 1 round loaf 
  • 1 stick salted butter 
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced 
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorn 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, kosher
  • 1 tablespoon parsley 
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella 

Can you make pull apart loaf ahead of time?

Yes, you can make this pull apart bread ahead of time. Simply prepare the dough and place it in a greased loaf pan. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. When you are ready to bake the bread, remove it from the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature. Then, proceed with the recipe as directed.

How do you store pull apart bread?

This garlic cheesy pull apart bread is best served fresh and warm from the oven. However, leftovers can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. Reheat the bread in a 350 degree F oven until warmed through before serving.

What can you serve with this pull apart bread?

This garlic cheesy pull apart bread is delicious on its own. However, it would also be great with a dipping sauce or spread. Try serving it with a marinara sauce, Alfredo sauce, or even a simple olive oil and vinegar mixture.

When should you serve this garlic cheesy pull apart loaf?

This garlic cheesy pull apart bread is perfect for any occasion. Serve it as a side dish with dinner, or as an appetizer at your next party or gathering. It would also be great for game day snacking!

Easy Garlic Cheesy Pull Apart Loaf
Yield: 4-6 servings

Easy Garlic Cheesy Pull Apart Loaf

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This garlic cheesy pull apart bread is so good and easy to make as a yummy appetizer or side dish!


  • 1 round loaf
  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorn
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, kosher
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella


  1. Using a bread knife, cut loaf in 1” slices but not all the way through. Turn the loaf 90° and cut slice perpendicular to previous slices and repeat slicing. You will end up with pull cubes of bread.
  2. Grind the peppercorn with a pestle and mortar or crack by using the flat surface of a chefs night and pressing the peppercorn many times.
  3. Add freshly cracked pepper, parsley, salt, garlic and butter to a bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds and then mix the butter.
  4. Using a food brush, coat the loaf on the inside and outside of the loaf. 
  5. Take the shredded cheese and stuff it in all the slices. 
  6. Add the loaf to a Dutch oven with parchment paper or any other over safe dish. 
  7. Bake at 350°f for 12-15 minutes or until cheese is melted and loaf is toasted.
  8. Let cool then serve as a starter or a side. 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 225Total Fat 21gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 59mgSodium 405mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 7g

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