Pull Apart Cheese Bread Recipe

10 Servings
45 min

Pull apart cheese bread is the way to make friends, people. If you want to impress your guests this holiday season, garlic and onion cheese bread is a tasty way to do so.

Using simple ingredients, you can quickly make this easy appetizer. The gooey cheesy goodness looks like it takes a lot longer than it does!

Cheese bread on a plate.
Delicious Pull Apart Cheese Bread Ring Appetizer

This savory appetizer is a bit like monkey bread, only cheesy instead of sweet.

Pull apart cheese bread is a hit on Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and any other time you have people over.

If you plan on entertaining this holiday season, be sure to pin this recipe.

Pull apart bread is one of those appetizers that looks a lot harder than it is. It’s also quite versatile in that you can switch up the ingredients easily.

Don’t like onions? Skip them without destroying the recipe. Add in different flavors of cheese, or anything else you think might be delicious.

Cheesy Bread Ingredients

Here’s what you need to make this recipe. The measurements are in the recipe card below.

  • Dinner rolls – Frozen rolls which are slightly thawed.
  • Eggs
  • Green onions – Thinly sliced.
  • Garlic powder
  • Butter
  • Salt
  • Minced garlic
  • Parmesan cheese
Holding a piece of cheese pull apart bread.

This cheesy bread is good enough on its own, but some people might like the option of a dip.

I would suggest adding a bowl of marinara sauce for dipping.

If you have any other suggestions for dips that would go well with this bread, please let us know.

Eggs, onion, butter, cheese, and spices on a board and in bowls in process steps to make cheese bread.
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02/14/2023 05:35 am GMT

This cheesy appetizer is ideal for all sorts of gatherings. Bread works for all hours of the day right?

Serve it at a holiday brunch, family lunch, girls’ night in, ugly Christmas sweater party, whatever occasion you choose to celebrate – I vote that pull apart cheese bread will be a welcome party food.

It can even be a super treat for after school study sessions, or just a way to make an average dinner amazing.

Garlic and onion bread ring on a plate.

If you make this cheese stuffed pull apart bread, please let us know how you like it.

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Cheesy pull apart bread ring and holding a piece of it.

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Pull Apart Cheese Bread Recipe
Recipe details
  • 10  Servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Total time: 45 min
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  • 24 dinner rolls, frozen, slightly thawed (Rhodes is the brand used here)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced thin
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 8 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a bundt pan with cooking spray.
Add eggs, onions, garlic powder, and salt in a mixing bowl. Beat well by hand. Add melted butter and mix well.
Cut each roll in half and roll into a ball. Dip into egg mixture, several dough balls at a time, and place into prepared pan. Once the first layer of dough is in the pan, add minced garlic and shredded cheese.
Repeat by adding dough to egg mix and adding a second layer.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool, upside down, on a cooling rack before serving.
Jennifer Soltys
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  • Barbara Koontz-kollhoff Barbara Koontz-kollhoff on Aug 16, 2023

    Why can you not put a recipe in this program without using 2 pages of paper. I don't need 2 spaces between recipe ingredients, nor do I need Large spaces between the directions!!

    • Jennifer Soltys Jennifer Soltys on Aug 16, 2023

      Yikes, sorry that's happening to you. I agree that's not ideal. I just tested it on my website and if you just choose page 1, it will print everything but the nutrition facts. You just click the link by my author bio above to go to the direct post.