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Fingers taking a pieces from cheese stuffed pull apart bread.

Cheese And Garlic Crack Bread (pull-apart)

Crispy sourdough bread that is coated with garlic-herb compound butter then stuffed with cheese. This crack bread is filled with flavor.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Best Homemade Bread Recipe, Cheese Stuffed Garlic Bread, Crack Bread, Garlic Bread Recipe, Pull Apart Garlic Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 170 kcal
Author Jennifer


  • 17 Ounce Sourdough Loaf
  • 8 Tablespoons Herb Butter With Garlic link in notes
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella Cheese shredded
  • ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese shredded
  • 1 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 400℉

For the cheese

  1. In a mixing bowl combine the mozzarella, parmesan cheese, and the Italian seasoning. Set bowl aside.

For the bread

  1. Slice the bread vertically and horizontally to form 1-inch cubes. Making sure not to cut all the way through to the bottom of the bread.

  2. Place bread on a sheet pan that is lined with foil or a silicone liner.

  3. Using a bread knife or offset spatula spread the herb butter with garlic in between the sliced cubes of bread. Try to cover each side of the cubes with the butter spread.

  4. Stuff the cheese into the cracks of the bread and sprinkle a bit on top.

  5. Cover with foil place into the preheated 400℉ oven for 10 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 5-10 minutes or until the center is warm and cheese is bubbly.

Recipe Notes

Herb butter with garlic recipe is what we used. You could mix room temperature butter with garlic powder. 

Nutrition Facts
Cheese And Garlic Crack Bread (pull-apart)
Amount Per Serving (12 Servings)
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 332mg14%
Potassium 66mg2%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 137IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 117mg12%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.