Cheesy Garlic Monkey Bread


Prep time: 1 hour (15 minutes active, 45 minutes rise time)
Cook time: 30-35 minutes
Total time: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Serves: 4-6


  • 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 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced


  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

Makes: 1 lb
Prep time: 45 minutes


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


  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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