Pizza Pull-Apart Bread
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Cheesy, mozzarella and Parmesan-herb bread that can be pulled-apart and dunked in marinara sauce.
Ingredients
  • 1 batch prepared pizza dough, I used store-bought whole wheat dough
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • ⅔ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ⅓ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • marinara sauce, for serving
  • fresh basil for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Generously butter a small bundt pan and set aside.
  3. Set store bought pizza dough out at room temperature for 30 minutes to rise and warm, or rise according to directions.
  4. In a bowl combine cheeses, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper and mix well.
  5. In a second bowl melt butter in the microwave in 30 second increments until completely melted. Stir in minced garlic and set aside.
  6. Divide pizza dough into 24 pieces. Dip each piece quickly in the melted garlic butter and then roll in the cheese and herb mixture.
  7. Drop coated dough balls into the buttered bundt pan.
  8. If the butter begins to cool, microwave for another few seconds until well melted.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Remove from the oven and cool for about 5 minutes. If there is extra butter bubbling up on the edges, pour that out and dispose of it.
  11. Carefully (using oven gloves) turn bread out onto a serving plate or board. If a few pieces stick to the pan, replace them by hand. This doesn't have to be perfect!
  12. Serve with warmed marinara sauce for dipping.
Recipe by Freutcake at http://www.freutcake.com/in-the-kitchen/appetizers/pizza-pull-apart-bread/