Garlic Pull Apart Bread 1

One of the things I have not done is make homemade bread. Not sure why. Maybe in my head I think its hard but I really want to get over it and try it.

My friend Sandy makes bread all the time, why can’t I?

One day I will, but for now, I’m using frozen dough. It’s a step towards homemade!

First of all, when we first got married, I would always forget the bread. I’d have crescent rolls, which my hubby loved and could eat a can by himself, we’d sit down for dinner and I’d think of them. But by that time it’s too late to wait 10 minutes for rolls!


I’d remember the rolls and then forget about them while getting everything else on the table and we’d have very crispy rolls.

I’m better now (after 5 years of marriage) at juggling dishes in the kitchen and I’m better at cooking!

The first time I tried this bread recipe I knew that I had passed my awful bread forgetfulness because I couldn’t forget about this again! If you LOVE garlic and LOVE bread, then you’re going to LOVE this!

The steps are easy but it does take time to prep. About 3 hours before dinner start the process.

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{I used thirty handmade days pictures since she had step by step pictures. Thank you.}

Step One: Sit dough out on a plate and cover lightly with plastic wrap. Leave to sit at room temperature for 45 minutes. When dough is soft, cut each roll in half with a clean pair of scissors.

Step Two: Melt butter and mix in seasonings. Pour melted butter and seasonings over dough.

Step Three: Add Parmesan cheese.

Step Four: Use your hands to gently combine and coat dough. Dough will stick together.

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Step Five: Gently pull piece of dough apart and line the bottom of an angle food cake pan or a bunt pan with dough and cover with remaining grated cheese. (NOTE: I used a spring form pan the first time, like the one in her picture, but my center didn’t get done and the sides where very done. A bunt pan helps get the center done at the same time as the side.)

Step Six: Allow to sit at room temperature and rise until double – about 1 1/2 – 2 hours.

Now bake!

Garlic Pull Apart Bread2

Smells so garlicy and buttery. Oops! Sorry you can’t smell it, but take my word for it, it smells delicious!

Love this!

It does take some time to prepare but it’s so worth it.

Garlic Pull Apart Bread

Prep Time: Approx. 3 hours

Cook Time: 20 – 25 mins.


16 frozen white dinner rolls

½ cup butter, melted

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided

1½ tsp garlic powder

½ tsp salt

1 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning

½ tsp onion powder


Remove frozen rolls from freezer and loosely wrap them in plastic wrap and allow to sit at room temperature for 45 minutes.

Cut rolls in half with a clean pair of scissors.

Combine melted butter and seasonings together.

Pour over dough and gently mix.

Add ½ C of grated cheese and combine.

You want each piece of dough be coated.

Cover bottom of pan with foil to prevent butter from leaking out.

Line the bottom of an angel food cake pan or bunt pan with the pieces of dough and then top with remaining grated cheese.

Allow to rise in a warm place for 1½ – 2 hours.

Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes. Until top is lightly brown.

Adapted from thirty handmade days

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