Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread

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5 from 8 votes
Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread is a festive holiday favorite that is the perfect centerpiece for your entertaining table. This cheesy garlic bread recipe is so easy and fun and your guests will love it.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread on a tray with dipping sauces on the side.

Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread is a festive holiday favorite that is the perfect centerpiece for your entertaining table. This cheesy garlic bread recipe is so easy and fun and your guests will love it.

Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread  on a tray with dipping sauces on the side.

This Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread is crispy, cheesy and so flavorful. The best part is that you use canned biscuits so it is really easy and quick to make. So much nicer than a plain tray of cubed cheese.

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What makes this recipe great? It is so fun to make and it is also fun for your guests to eat. Pull apart bread is just one of those dishes that make people smile and enjoy.

  • 30 Minutes: This recipe comes together really quick.
  • Easy Ingredients: All easy ingredient and very little prep.
  • Family Friendly: This recipe is a real crowd pleaser.
  • Adaptable: Can make with any of your favorite cheeses.
Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread  with a closeup on the cheese oozing out.

What You Need to Make Pull Apart Christmas Tree

Ingredients:

  • Cheese
  • Grands Homestyle Biscuits
  • Garlic powder
  • Cherry tomatoes quartered
  • Pretzel sticks for trunk
Dough, cheese, veggies and ingredients for the pull apart bread.

Equipment

How to Make Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread- Step by Step

Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread  being made with the dough and making the tree.
  • Prep: First, preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper,cut each cheese stick into 4 equal size pieces.
  • Biscuits: Second, split each biscuit in half, flatten a little and place 2 cheese cubes in the middle and then pinch the dough to the center and roll to make a ball.
  • Arrange: Start at the bottom of the baking sheet for the base of the tree with 7 balls and the next row will be 6 balls and so on and so on.
Assembled tree and then the topping in a bowl and the finished assemble.
  • Brush: Next, melt the butter and mix in the garlic powder and then brush butter mixture over entire tree. Sprinkle on cheese and parsley then evenly distribute the tomatoes.
  • Bake: Finally, bake for 30-35 minutes until golden brown. Place pretzel sticks at the base of the tree for the trunk.Serve with ranch and marinara and enjoy!
Assembled tree ready to bake.

Common Questions About Christmas Tree Bread

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, use one can of dough for a smaller party or make several trees for a larger party.

DIFFERENT SHAPE?

Indeed, have fun and do a wreath or a snowman in place of a tree.

FROZEN?

Yes, wrapped tightly or in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH CHRISTMAS TREE PULL APART BREAD?

So many different sauces, for example:
>Easy Alfredo Sauce
>Pesto
>Homemade Pizza Sauce
>Butter and Garlic

Close up on the Christmas tree pull apart bread.

Expert Tips for Making Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread

  • Different Tomatoes: Utilize different colored cherry tomatoes, yellow, purple and orange, etc.
  • Olives: Try olives to decorate your tree.
  • Variation tip: Fresh rosemary, basil are great for your tree.
  • Egg Wash: Brush with egg wash for great color.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Lower fat biscuit dough and reduced fat cheese can be used to make it a little more calorie friendly.

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Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread on a tray with dipping sauces on the side.

Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread

5 from 8 votes
Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread is a festive holiday favorite that is the perfect centerpiece for your entertaining table. This cheesy garlic bread recipe is so easy and fun and your guests will love it.
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Servings: 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 string cheese
  • 5 cheddar cheese sticks
  • 5 pepper jack cheese sticks
  • 2 cans Grands Homestyle Biscuits
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • cup parsley
  • ¼ cup mozzarella cheese fine shred
  • Pretzel sticks for trunk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Cut each cheese stick into 4 equal size pieces
  • Split each biscuit in half, flatten a little and place 2 cheese cubes in the middle
  • Pinch the dough to the center and roll to make a ball
  • Start at the bottom of the baking sheet for the base of the tree with 7 balls
  • The next row will be 6 balls and so on and so on
  • Melt the butter and mix in the garlic powder
  • Brush butter mixture over entire tree
  • Sprinkle on cheese and parsley then evenly distribute the tomatoes
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes until golden brown
  • Place pretzel sticks at the base of the tree for the trunk
  • Serve with ranch and marinara and enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • Different Tomatoes: Utilize different colored cherry tomatoes, yellow, purple and orange, etc.
  • Olives: Try olives to decorate your tree.
  • Variation tip: Fresh rosemary, basil are great for your tree.
  • Egg Wash: Brush with egg wash for great color.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Lower fat biscuit dough and reduced fat cheese can be used to make it a little more calorie friendly.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 420kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 1048mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 3mg

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3 thoughts on “Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread”

  1. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for sharing this amazing christmas tree pull apart bread recipe! Will surely have this again! It’s really easy to make and it tasted so delicious! Highly recommended!

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