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Garlic and Cheese Party Snack Bread

This garlic and cheese bread is easy to make from scratch and perfect for parties.

Melting, cheesy goodness… The recipe is easy to adjust with almost any herbs and spices.

Serve this garlic and cheese party snack bread straight out of the oven with your favourite dipping sauce.


Makes 40 small servings

Bread Dough

  • 3 ½ cup (440g) all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp (2g) garlic powder
  • ½ cup (50g) Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp (5g) salt
  • 25g fresh yeast (2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast or 2 tsp of instant yeast)
  • 2 tbsp (30g) sugar
  • ¼ cup (60ml) milk, warm
  • ¾ cup (180ml) water, warm
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tbsp (45g) butter, softened

Cheese Coating

  • ½ cup (110g) unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp chives, chopped
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup (50g) Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup (100g) Cheddar cheese, grated


  1. Grease and dust with flour a 9 inch (23cm) bundt pan.
  2. Prepare bread dough – in a large bowl mix flour with salt, garlic powder and cheese.
  3. In a small bowl add sugar over the fresh yeast and stir until it liquifies. Add milk and stir to dissolve.
  4. Add dissolved yeast, water, beaten egg and butter over the flour mixture. Stir to combine and knead until the dough is smooth and pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let the dough rest for about 10 minutes.
  5. On a floured surface divide dough in 4 pieces. Divide each piece in 10 smaller pieces and roll each piece into ball.
  6. Prepare cheese coating – in a medium bowl mix melted butter with minced garlic and freshly ground black pepper.
  7. In another bowl mix cheddar and parmesan cheese with parsley and chives.
  8. Dip each ball of dough into the butter mixture and coat with cheese mixture.
  9. Place balls of dough in the prepared pan.
  10. Cover the pan with a greased plastic wrap and let the dough rise for 30 minutes to 1 hr .
  11. Meanwhile preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  12. Bake for 25-30 minutes until dark golden brown on top.
  13. Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes.
  14. Remove the bread from the pan and serve with your favourite dipping sauce.