If you’re in search of the perfect appetizer for the next big game, look no further. Cheddar bacon ranch pull-apart bread is your new go-to appetizer because it is simple to make, and delicious to eat — a big win for everyone.

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pull-Apart Bread

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:30 minutes
  • Total Time:45 minutes
  • Servings:1 loaf of bread
  • Medium


  • 1 loaf of sourdough
  • 8 oz cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 lb. bacon
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon drived parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch of black pepper
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  • Step 1

    Cut a cross-hatch pattern into the loaf of bread. Be sure not to cut into the bottom of the loaf. Each cut should be about 1/2″ on each side.

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  • Step 2

    Melt butter and then add herbs and spices. Mix together.

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  • Step 3

    Place bread on aluminum foil, and add cheddar cheese slices, crumbled bacon, and melted butter over the top.

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  • Step 4

    Wrap loaf in aluminum foil and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes. Then, unwrap the foil, and bake for another 15 minutes.

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  • Step 5

    Remove bread from oven and serve.

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