Savory Pull Apart Bread
—Janne Rowe, Wichita, Kansas
10-12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min.
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 package (30 ounces) frozen roll dough (24 rolls)
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons bacon bits, optional
- In a small bowl, combine the parmesan cheese, sesame seeds and basil;
- sprinkle one-third in the bottom and up the sides of a greased
- 12-cup fluted tube pan.
- Place half of the thawed rolls in pan; drizzle with half of the
- butter. Sprinkle with half of the remaining cheese mixture and bacon
- bits if desired. Arrange remaining rolls on top; drizzle with
- remaining butter. Sprinkle with remaining cheese mixture. Cover and
- refrigerate overnight.
- Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake at
- 350° for 20 minutes. Cover loosely with foil; bake 10-15 minutes
- longer. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 247 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 465 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.