Sesame Herb Pull-Apart Bread

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min. + cooling


24 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
The beauty of this bread is that all the prep work is done a day ahead. The savory herbs make it irresistible. —Mary Shivers, Ada, Oklahoma
Sesame Herb Pull-Apart Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh chives
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano and thyme
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 24 frozen bread dough dinner rolls
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  1. In a small bowl, mix chives and parsley. In another bowl, mix basil, oregano and thyme. In a greased 10-in. fluted tube pan, sprinkle 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, 2 tablespoons fresh herbs and 1 teaspoon dried herbs.
  2. Arrange eight dinner rolls over herbs. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, 2 tablespoons of the fresh herbs and 1 teaspoon of the dried herbs. Drizzle with one-third of the butter. Repeat layers. Arrange remaining rolls over top; drizzle with remaining butter. Refrigerate, covered, 12-24 hours.
  3. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake rolls, uncovered, 20 minutes. Cover loosely with foil; bake until golden brown, 10-15 minutes longer. Cool in pan 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 roll: 122 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.