Cheese and Garlic Crack Bread as Served at Shorty's Pizza and Smoked Meat in Superior, Wisconsin as seen on DDD Nation, special.
Recipe courtesy of Shorty's Pizza and Smoked Meat

Garlic and Cheese Crack Bread

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 1 loaf



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a small saucepan on low heat on the stove, melt butter, then add garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Score top of the bread on a diagonal into small diamonds, being sure not to cut all the way through.
  4. Using your fingers, pry bread cracks open and stuff with brick cheese, being careful not to rip the bread. Using a basting brush, cover the loaf with the garlic butter.
  5. Top with Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese and sprinkle Italian seasoning on top.
  6. Bake until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes.