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Cheesy Garlic Loaf

Cheesy Garlic Bread Loaf

Course Appetizer, Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesy-garlic-loaf
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 20 [1] inch slices
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 large Italian loaf halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup real mayonnaise
  • 3 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 cups shredded colby-jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 thin green onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped Italian parsley or fresh chives


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Lay the bread halves crust side down side by side on a baking pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the softened butter, mayonnaise, minced garlic, garlic salt, and paprika until fully combined.
  • Mix the colby-jack and mozzarella cheese together. Reserve 1 cup.
  • By hand mix-in 2 cups of shredded cheese, grated Parmesan cheese and green onions into the butter mixture.
  • Divided evenly between the bread halves spreading from end to end. Sprinkle the reserved shredded cheese on top.
  • Bake at 400°F for 12 minutes, then increase the oven temperature to the broil setting.
  • Broil for 3 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
  • Slice into 1-inch strips, garnish with Italian parsley or chives. Serve immediately.