Cheesy garlic, pull-apart rolls

November 15, 2023 (Last Updated: November 14, 2023)
Cheesy garlic pull apart rolls

If we’re honest, all we truly want in life is bread and cheese, and these Cheesy Garlic pull-apart rolls are the stuff of dreams!

It’s the ultimate tear-and-share appetiser that is perfect for any party, or when you’re just craving a bit of scrumptious garlic bread.

Make these cheesy garlic pull-apart rolls: 

Serves: 4-6
Total Time: 1 hour 20 mins


  • 1 Small garlic bulb
  • 500 g pizza or pizza dough
  • 250g cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives
  • ½ cup grated mozzarella
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • To serving
  • ½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese plus extra
  • 2 tsp chopped parsley
  • 1 cup Marinara sauce, warmed (optional)



PREHEAT oven to 220°C. Wrap garlic on foil and bake for 20-30 minutes, or until golden brown and roasted.


Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.


FLOUR a surface and divide pizza dough into four pieces. Stretch and roll each piece of dough into a log shape and cut dough into 9-12


MIX cream cheese, mozzarella and chives together in a bowl and season well.


ROLL out each ball of dough and fill with about 1-2 tsp of the cream cheese mixture . Close the dough around the filling into a tightly rolled ball and transfer to the baking tray. Place balls seam-side down on the baking tray


WHIP egg in a bowl and egg wash the dough balls. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden.


WHISK melted butter and brush onto rolls. Sprinkle it with parmesan cheese and top with chopped parsley.


SERVE warm with marinara for dipping.


TIP: For more rolls, you can double in ingredients

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