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Cheese-Filled Garlic Rolls Recipe
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Cheese-Filled Garlic Rolls Recipe

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To change up plain old dinner rolls, I added mozzarella. Now my family wants them at every gathering. I don't mind, even in a time crunch. — Rosalie Fittery, Philadelphia, PA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 24 cubes Galbani® Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese (3/4 inch each), about 10 ounces
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese


  1. Divide dough into 24 portions. Shape each portion around a cheese cube to cover completely; pinch to seal. Place each roll in a greased muffin cup, seam side down. Cover with kitchen towels; let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a small bowl, mix butter, parsley, garlic, Italian seasoning and pepper flakes. Brush over rolls; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pans. Serve warm. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Cheese-Filled Garlic Rolls in Simple & Delicious December/January 2014

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Reviewed Jan. 28, 2015

"Delicious! Pretty easy recipe, baked rolls made for a beautiful presentation. I followed recipe exactly, except for the fresh parsley."

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