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Rather than baking in the oven, this Rosemary-Parmesan Bread with Garlic Butter can be prepared in your slow cooker. After it's baked, broil for the final 5 minutes to add a nice top crust to the savory bread recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Jacob Fox

Recipe Summary

25 mins
2 hrs
2 hrs
3 mins
4 hrs 28 mins
1 loaf (16 servings)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In an extra-large bowl stir together the warm water and yeast; let stand about 10 minutes or until mixture is foamy. Add all-purpose flour, cheese, whole wheat flour, rosemary, and salt to yeast mixture; stir just until combined. Stir with a wooden spoon about 1 minute or until mixture forms a ball. (Dough will be very soft and sticky.) Cover bowl with plastic wrap; let stand at room temperature for 2 hours.

  • Lightly coat a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Line the bottom of the cooker with parchment paper; coat paper with cooking spray and sprinkle with cornmeal. Turn dough out onto a well floured surface; shape dough into a ball. Place in the center of the prepared cooker.

  • Cover and cook on high-heat setting about 2 hours or until an instant-read thermometer inserted near the center registers 200°F, giving the crockery liner a half-turn halfway through cooking, if possible. (Do not lift the lid.)

  • Preheat broiler. Remove bread from cooker; peel off parchment paper. Place bread on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 4 to 6 inches from the heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until bread is golden and surface is no longer moist. Transfer to a wire rack. Brush with melted butter; sprinkle with garlic salt. Cool completely before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; fat 2g; cholesterol 5mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 18g; mono fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 3g; vitamin a 62.8IU; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1.5mg; folate 52.4mcg; sodium 283mg; potassium 37mg; calcium 27mg; iron 1.1mg.