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Pull Apart Pizza Bread

This pull apart pizza bread is the perfect appetizer for sharing! Made with our classic Pagnotta loaf and packed with classic pizza toppings, it will be hard to resist

Pull Apart Pizza Bread

This pull apart pizza bread is the perfect appetizer for sharing! Made with our classic Pagnotta loaf and packed with classic pizza toppings, it will be hard to resist

Pull Apart Pizza Bread

Prep Time

10 min

Total Time

50 min

Serves

6- 8 Servings

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Ingredients

1x Pagnotta loaf, day-old is best

¾ cup salted butter, melted

3 garlic cloves, pressed or grated

1 tsp Italian seasoning

1 cup pizza sauce plus more for serving if desired

3 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

½ cup parmesan cheese

20-30 pepperoni slices

Fresh basil for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. Cut the bread in a 1 inch grid pattern and place on the baking sheet.Place in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  3. To the melted butter add the pressed garlic cloves and Italian seasoning. Stir together.
  4. After the bread has been in the oven for 10 minutes, remove from the oven. Use a pastry brush or small spoon to drizzle half of the melted butter mixture in between the bread slices.
  5. Use your hands to layer in 1 ½ cups of the shredded mozzarella cheese between the slices, followed by the sauce and then 1 ½ cups more of the shredded mozzarella cheese. Tuck in half of the pepperoni.
  6. Brush the top and sides of the bread with the rest of the butter, wrap in foil and bake for15 minutes.
  7. Remove and unwrap the foil from the bread. Sprinkle over the parmesan cheese, ½ cup more shredded mozzarella cheese and top with the rest of the pepperoni.
  8. Bake for 20-30 more minutes until the cheese is melted.
  9. Serve topped with fresh basil and more pizza sauce for dipping if desired

TIPS

  • Add in other favourite pizza toppings like diced green pepper, cooked mushrooms or cooked sausage.

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