The Easiest Cheesy Garlic Bread

The Easiest Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe

  After posting a few quick and easy recipes this week, I started receiving emails from my readers letting me know how much they appreciated the quick and easy recipes. I now realize that most of us have one thing in common, we are all looking for a quick and easy homemade meal that does not require us to slave in the kitchen for hours. Fortunately, that’s kinda my style. Although I do love to bake and cook I try to keep everything simple and easy with as few ingredients as possible.

The Easiest Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe

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I’m one of those type of people that used to think you don’t need a recipe for garlic bread because it’s so god darn easy. After a few bad incidents, I stand corrected, order to make really good garlic bread you need to have the perfect mixture of butter and olive oil. Adding too much butter can make the bread dry and adding too much oil leaves it soggy. I used a mixture of butter and olive with a ratio of 2:1 butter to olive oil.

This recipe is super simple and can be put together in just a few minutes. You basically mix all the ingredients in a small bowl and spread on the bread, then top with cheese and place in the oven for 5-8 minutes. The end result is AMAZING! just imagine the flavors of the garlic and butter mixture, with the gooey cheese, and crunchy bread. This is by far the easiest recipe ever.

The Easiest Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe

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Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Layla

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • 1 large 8-12 oz loaf french bread
  • 1 cup Mexican mozzarella, or Italian cheese blend, grated.
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or dry Italian seasoning

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Cut loaf down the middle and place on a peace of foil or pan.

  2. In a small bowl mix the softened butter, olive oil, crushed garlic, and parsley. Spread the mixture on the bread. Top with cheese and place in the oven for 5-8 minutes or until the cheese is fully melted. Remove from oven and cut into strips.
  3. Serve warm with you favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy!

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    Comments

    peggy

    can you use garlic powder instead of freah garlic

      Layla

      Yes, but I highly recommend fresh garlic.

    Sami

    I am going to make this tomorrow!! I am making home made spaghetti sauce (for the first time!!) and I totally forgot to buy anything for garlic bread and the only kind of cheese I have is mexican style!! I was looking all over to see if maybe it would taste okay and with your recipe I shall definitely try it out now 🙂 thanks!

    Kendra @ Prepping Parties

    This looks heavenly! Bread, cheese, garlic – what more could you need?! Delish!

    Jen and Emily @ Layers of Happiness

    I love easy recipes! And with those ingredients, how could it be anything but absolutely delicious! This will go perfect with the spaghetti and meatballs I’m making for dinner tonight… can’t wait to try it! 🙂

    Jocelyn@Brucrewlife

    Yum!! I love how easy this delish cheesy bread is made! Great pics too!! 🙂

    Sarah@WholeAndHeavenlyOven

    Love garlic bread and yours looks extra extra-cheesy! 😀

    Amy Tong

    Goodness gracious….my family adores garlic bread. And with melted cheese on top!? OH my…I know they’re going to love these so much. Yes, thank you for the quick and easy recipe. 😉

      Layla

      Thank you Amy! Glad you liked the garlic bread! 🙂

    Consuelo @ Honey & Figs

    Hooray for quick and easy recipes like this! And the fact this is so cheesy… amazing! Girl, this looks way too good. I’m drooling all over my keyboard ;–)

    Daniela @ FoodrecipesHQ

    Did you also put mozzarella? I made a similar bread this week, grilled cheese on sandwich is becoming my favorite quick fix for dinner.

      Layla

      I used a mixture of mozzarella and Mexican cheese; I love combining cheeses 😀

    Chris @ Shared Appetite

    Wow I had no idea about using both butter and olive oil! What a great tip!

    Melissa

    Love your easy and quick style! The great thing is- you’re recipes don’t sacrifice quality or taste for speed. This will be a great recipe to try in my home: my nephews LOVE bread and cheese!

    ela@GrayApron

    Loovely and tasty! Cheese and garlic on a bread is a major yum! 🙂 ela

    Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen

    A classic…for good reason! Love how your version is the cheesiest I’ve ever seen. I’m drooling!

    Adri

    Super simple and cheesy good-I have got to try this! Thanks!

    Blair @ The Seasoned Mom

    I’m definitely making this! My boys love garlic bread and this looks so much better than the frozen stuff that I usually serve them. 🙂

      Layla

      Blair-I’m sure your sons are going to love these cheesy bread sticks; they are much better than the frozen stuff! Do let me know if you make them! 🙂

    Jessica @ Jessiker Bakes

    Looks so delicious Layla!! And very easy!

      Layla

      Thank you Jessica! your going to love it! 🙂

    Ashley @ My Midwest Table

    Love all that cheese! Quick and easy recipes are always great. Thanks for sharing!

    Kathi @ Deliciously Yum!

    It certainly looks like the best easiest recipe ever! I mean, look at all that cheese. I really don’t think it gets much better than this!!

    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps

    I agree, you can TOTALLY make bad garlic bread, and I’ve done it, so bad in fact, that my husband refused to eat it, and he NEVER refuses to eat anything. Must try yours! 🙂

      Layla @ Brunch Time Baker

      Oh my! what did you do wrong Nicole! I’ve had my share of bad dishes and the hubby usually takes a few bites and than admits that it was bad lol!

    Kelly

    Love quick and easy meals and this one looks like another winner! This cheesy garlic bread looks delicious Layla:)

    Kayle (The Cooking Actress)

    aaaand I’m drooling. LOVE this!

    Christine @ Cooking with Cakes

    yum! this garlic bread looks beautiful, simple, (& my favorite) cheesy!! yum yummss

    Natalie @ Tastes Lovely

    I’m a huge fan of easy recipes too. This cheesy garlic bread looks delicious! The cheesier the better!

    Christin@SpicySouthernKitchen

    Quick and easy always sounds good to me! Especially if it’s cheesy 🙂