Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (2024)

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This Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread recipe has MORE butter, MORE cheese, MORE garlic, and MORE bread in every single bite. It’s glorious.

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First thing:this homemade garlic bread recipe is the bomb.

Second thing:Last week, I got some evil Kerrygold Samples in the mail. Basically, it was a box filled with cheese and butter.

Aw, shucks.

What is a girl to do?

To prevent myself from inhaling it all in a 24 hour period, I put some in the freezer, but then immediately thought of this bread I’ve been wanting to make. Everyone has seen the Hasselback Potato, right? Well this is a much more scandalous take on that. Think MORE butter, MORE garlic and MORE cheese. Carbs are my friend, can you tell?

They hang out in my booty.

{TMI? Sorry.}

This garlic bread recipe is the very reason why I run. It helps lessen the blow to the whole ‘carbs setting up shop in my hiney’ thing.

And believe it or not, this is super simple to make! I think its safe to say we all have the ingredients for bread in our pantries. Butter-most likely and cheese-uh, yeah! I seem to have these ingredients on hand all.the.time. I used garlic herb butter from Kerrygold and I’ve seen pre-made garlic butter at the store, but it’s really easy to make at home. {Mix butter and finely minced garlic together. Yup, that’s it.}

So, that’s all the info you need to know, m’kay? Let’s make this garlic bread recipe, yo.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (2)

First thing you’re going to want to do is grab all your ingredients. Nothing to out of the ordinary here.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (3)

Into a mixer bowl, add in your water, yeast and honey. Stir it all in and leave it alone for 5-10 minutes. You want to make sure your yeast is alive and kickin’.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (4)

Once your yeast has gotten foamy, stir in the salt and the flour in 1/4 cup increments. PS-You never want to go above level 2 {stir} when using a KitchenAid Mixer. I just just read that in the instructions manual. Making dough=slow speed.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (5)

Once the dough starts pulling away from the sides and the bowl is looking pretty clean, then it’s time to set the timer and walk away. 5 minutes later your dough should be tacky and smooth. Like, it should feel a little sticky, but leave nothing on your fingers when you poke at it. Grease your bowl and dough. Cover the whole thing with a towel or plastic wrap and let it rise for an hour or until it’s doubled in size.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (6)

One hour later, I got me some purdy lookin’ dough!Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (7)

Punch that dough down and divide into two equal balls.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (8)

Roll those dough balls into two baguette shapes the length of your baking sheet. I like to twist mine because {1}they look cool and {2}it helps keep them from shrinking.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (9)

Cover with plastic wrap and let it rise for 30 minutes. Then preheat your oven to 400 degrees and place the pan nearby to get all that extra warmth seeping from your oven.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (10)

They should have doubled by the time the oven is preheated {about 45 minutes later}. Reduce the oven temp to 350 and bake for 20 minutes.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (11)

In the mean time, grab some of your garlic herb butter…Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (12)

And melt it down. It’s so much faster working with melted butter.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (13)

You’re gonna want to slice some cheese too. I used a sharp white cheddar. OH yeah.Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (14)

After 20 minutes, your french loaves should start to golden. Take them out of the oven and brush with some melted butter. Bake another 5-7 minutes or until perfectly golden. Remove from oven and cool 15 minutes. Now, we could stop here and have two lovely french loaves of bread but I’m insane and must add butter and cheese. So, lets keep going!Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (15)

Slice your bread into 1 inch slices 3/4 of the way down. It’s important to let your bread cool at least 15 minutes so that when you cut it it doesn’t squash the loaf right down. Make sure you use a bread knife too! *Important*Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe (16)

Once your bread is sliced, take that garlic butter and slather it on top and in between all those cracks. Be generous!

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Then put your slices of cheese into those cracks and bake it another 5 minutes or until all that cheese is melted.

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Hello, lover.

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Come to mama.

See? Not too hard was it! Here’s the garlic bread recipe printable for ya’ll! Hope you enjoy! Try not to eat the entire thing in one sitting…or at least have the decency to change into stretchy pants first.

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Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread

This Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread recipe has MORE butter, MORE cheese, MORE garlic, and MORE bread in every single bite. It's glorious.

servings 2 loaves

Prep Time 25 minutes mins

Cook Time 30 minutes mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Warm Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 envelope Active Dry Yeast 2 1/4 Teaspoons
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 cups Bread Flour
  • Olive Oil For Greasing Surfaces
  • 1/3 pounds Sharp White Cheddar Or Any Other Cheese You Prefer
  • 1/2 cup Garlic Butter

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Instructions

  • In a large bowl, stir water, honey and yeast together. Let yeast proof 5 minutes. Once you know yeast is active, stir in salt and the flour in 1/4 cup increments. If you are using a stand mixer, be sure to not increase your speed higher than a 2 or ‘stir’. Once dough starts pulling away from the sides and the bowl seems to be pretty clean, set a timer for 5 minutes and walk away. Let the machine knead the dough. After 5 minutes, dough should be smooth and tacky but when touched shouldn’t leave any dough on your fingers.

  • Grease the bowl and the dough. Cover with plastic wrap or a kitchen towel and let rise 1 hour or until doubled in size.

  • Punch down dough and cut into two equal portions. Form into two long baguettes the length of the cookie sheet. I like to twist mine because it looks cool, but it also keeps its length and doesn’t shrink. Cover with plastic wrap and rise 30 minutes. Start to preheat oven to 400 degrees F and place dough close to the oven where it’s nice and warm. Once oven is preheated, remove plastic wrap, from the dough reduce oven to 350F, put the bread into the oven and bake 20 minutes.

  • In the meantime, slice the cheese into thin slices and melt the butter.

  • Pull loaves of bread out of the oven after 20 minutes and brush with the melted garlic butter. Bake another 5-7 minutes or until bread begins to turn a golden brown. Remove from oven and cool 15 minutes.

  • Cut 1-inch slices 3/4′s of the the way through the loaves. Brush garlic butter in between each slice and fill with a slice of cheese. Bake another 3-5 minutes or until cheese is completely melted.

  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 1421kcal | Carbohydrates: 145g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 74g | Saturated Fat: 45g | Cholesterol: 201mg | Sodium: 2048mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2175IU | Calcium: 587mg | Iron: 2.2mg

Course: Side Dish

Cuisine: Italian

Keyword: homemade garlic bread

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Fail-Proof Pizza Dough and Cheesy Garlic Bread Sticks

Cheesy Garlic Bread Pull Apart Rolls

Crock-pot Garlic Cheesy Bread

Craigo’s Breadsticks

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