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Pesto cheesy pull apart break

Pesto Cheesy Pull Apart Bread (aka Crack Bread)


This stretchy, cheesy pull apart bread recipe is stuff with garlic basil pesto for a flavorful appetizer that will be the hit of the party!


Units Scale
  • 2 small or 1 large crusty loaf bread
  • 1 cup basil pesto
  • 1.5 cups shredded mozzarella or Mexican melting cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Slice bread into a cross-hatched pattern.
  3. Liberally spread pesto in between the slices of bread, being sure to get coat the interior.
  4. Gently push cheese down into the slices.
  5. Wrap bread in foil and bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately or refrigerate and microwave prior to serving.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Appetiser
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 379
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 685.4 mg
  • Fat: 24.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.3 g
  • Protein: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 14 mg

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