Cheesy Bacon Pull Apart Bread
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Recipe Type: Appetizer
Serves: 6
  • 1 large Italian Loaf (or other firm bread)
  • ½ cup butter, melted (1 stick)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 6 slices precooked bacon, chopped
  • 1½ cups Crystal FarmsĀ® Shredded Cheddar Jack Cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Using a serrated knife, make crosshatch sliced in your bread every inch in both directions and making sure to not slice all the way through the bottom or sides of the bread.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together melted butter, garlic, and parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. Brush bread with melted butter mixture, making sure to get inside your crosshatch slices.
  5. Stuff each crosshatch with green onions, bacon and cheese.
  6. Wrap bread completely in foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove foil and bake additional 5 minutes or until golden brown. (Can broil for a minute or two if you like the edges more toasted but watch carefully.)
  8. Cool slightly before serving.
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