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Baked and golden Christmas tree bread with cheese shreds scattered on top.
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4 from 5 votes

Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread

Easy homemade pull apart garlic and cheese bread in the shape of a Christmas Tree.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, cheese, garlic, rolls
Servings: 16
Calories: 133kcal


  • 1 pound pizza dough Chilled
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup parmesan finely grated
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp rosemary chopped
  • 1 egg for greasing the dough


  • Cut the mozzarella cheese into small 2.5 cm pieces and set aside.
  • Divide the pizza dough into two parts. Stretch and roll each piece of dough into a long rectangle, then cut the dough into 2-inch squares (you will need 33 in total).
  • Wrap a square of dough around each piece of mozzarella, forming a tightly closed ball.
  • On a baking sheet in the shape of a Christmas tree, put the balls seam down (they should touch).
  • Brush the egg mixture on the dough balls and bake until golden brown for 15-20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix the melted butter, parmesan and herbs. Apply with a brush to the baked balls.



This can be served warm with any tomato sauce.


Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 328mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 1mg