Arguably, garlic makes everything better.  Its strong flavor spices up any dish. Combine that with cheese, a.k.a. one of the greatest things on Earth, and you have heaven.  If you want to impress your friends (and yourself) then whip together this easy recipe for a finger-licking good Game Day snack!

Cheesy Garlic Knots

  • Prep Time:15 mins
  • Cook Time:10 mins
  • Total Time:25 mins
  • Servings:8
  • Easy


  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • 1/2 pound pre-made pizza dough
  • 3/4 cup low-moisture mozzarella cheese
pastry, sweet, bread, dough, cake, dairy product, butter
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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400ºF.

  • Step 2

    Roll out dough and cut into 1-inch strips.

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  • Step 3

    Add mozzarella along strips of dough. Wrap up dough around cheese.

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  • Step 4

    Tie dough into knots, making sure to keep cheese inside the dough!

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  • Step 5

    Make garlic topping! Mix crushed garlic, salt and pepper and olive oil.

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  • Step 6

    Pour garlic mix over cheesy knots.

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  • Step 7

    Bake at 400ºF for 12-14 minutes

  • Step 8

    Serve hot with marinara sauce!

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