Cheesy Garlic Monkey Bread

Cheesy Garlic Monkey Bread
Prep Time BG 30

Prep Time


Cook Time BG 35

Cook Time


Total Time BG 65

Total Time


Serving BG 5




  • Bread dough: 1 lb (May be store bought/ frozen or homemade; homemade bread dough recipe follows)
  • ½ stick butter, melted (4 tablespoons)
  • 1 cup shredded Colby-jack cheese
  • 2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

Homemade Bread Dough

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1 ¾ teaspoons yeast


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Divide dough into 2 ounce portions, shape into balls.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the butter, parsley, and garlic together.
  4. Dip ½ of each dough ball into the butter mixture and place in a greased 9x5” loaf pan.
  5. When the bottom of the pan is covered, sprinkle 1/3 cup cheese on top of dough.
  6. Continue with remaining dough, adding cheese as each layer is formed.
  7. Top with any remaining cheese.
  8. Allow to rise in a warm place (75-80F) for 45 minutes, or until almost double in size.
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, or until golden.

Homemade Bread Dough

  1. Combine the water and yeast in a bowl, allow to dissolve five minutes.
  2. Add the oil, honey, flour, and salt and mix until a dough is formed.
  3. Knead dough 15 minutes and allow to rest 30 minutes before shaping into balls for above recipe.

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