Garlic and cheese pull-apart bread rolls

Serve these with piping hot soup for a warming meal or as a simple braai side dish.
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Recipe from: 5 May 2016
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 25 min


  • 1
    white bread dough, divided into 2 balls
  • 125
    salted butter
  • 4 - 6
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 15
    chopped fresh rosemary
  • 15
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 45
    finely chopped parsley
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 250
    grated white Cheddar cheese
Servings: Change Serving



Preheat the oven to 180 Degrees Celsius.

Heat the butter, garlic, rosemary and thyme in a small heavy based saucepan until melted and starts to foam. Allow to cool slightly. Stir in the parsley and season with black pepper.

Meanwhile line and grease 2 x 20 cm cake tins.

Divide each piece of dough into 9 pieces and roll into balls.

Arrange 9 dough balls into each tin. Pour the garlic butter generously over the arranged dough balls in each tin.

Use a brush to make sure all the dough is covered in garlic butter. Sprinkle with cheese!

Bake in the middle shelf of the oven for 25 – 30 minutes.

Best served warm – straight out of the oven!

Another shortcut: Simply buy a tube of garlic butter to save on time.

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