Pulling a piece of Cheddar Bacon Pull Bread.

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pull Apart Bread Recipe

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pull Apart Bread recipe - crispy top with gooey cheese, crunchy bacon and buttery Ranch in every bite! This pull apart bread is THE appetizer to make!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesy bread, pull apart bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 757 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 loaf Italian bread
  • 4 slices of bacon cooked until crispy, roughly chopped (see note)
  • 1.25 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 Tablespoon Ranch salad dressing mix (dry in a pocket)
  • chopped parsley optional garnish
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil (easy clean up).
  3. Place Italian bread on prepared sheet. Slice the bread into cubes, diamond shaped, making sure not to cut all the way through the bottom. (see post photos)
  4. In a small mixing bowl or a measuring cup, mix melted butter with Ranch dressing mix. Pour mixture in between rows of cubes in bread and brush the rest over the top of bread.
  5. Stuff bread with shredded cheese and chopped bacon.
  6. Bake bread for 10 to 12 minutes OR until the cheese is melted.
  7. Let stand in room temperature for about 5 minutes, then serve.
  8. Garnish with chopped parsley if desired.

Recipe Notes

To cook bacon: place slices of bacon on aluminum foil lined baking sheet and bake for 12 to 14 minutes in 400 degrees F oven. Remove from sheet onto paper towel and pat to remove excess fat. Roughly chop into pieces and use in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pull Apart Bread Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 757 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Fat 54g83%
Saturated Fat 29g181%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 848mg37%
Potassium 256mg7%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 470IU9%
Calcium 172mg17%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.