Pull-Apart Bread Recipes

If you’re in the mood for a rich, cheesy or caramel-filled treat, these pull-apart breads will make a great addition to your party spread or brunch menu. Choose savory or sweet, then step back as your guests dive in to snag a piece. Most of these recipes make a great midmorning treat, but you can also bake them up as an appetizer or side dish.

Pumpkin Pull-Apart Loaf

When you need something to snack on with your pumpkin spice latte, there’s no question that a slice of this pumpkin bread is in order. Canned pumpkin and a generous spoonful of cinnamon give this recipe the best possible fall flavors. Top it off with a sweet cinnamon glaze, and you might not be able to stop at just one piece.

Maple-Pear Pull-Apart Bread

Brunch or dessert? This yummy pull-apart bread can be both! Top off the flaky bread dough with chopped pears, brown sugar, and cardamom for a treat that’s perfect for fall. While it’s still warm, drizzle on maple icing and be sure to nab your slice.

Cheesy Sausage Bread

Even the most dedicated cheese-lovers out there will agree that we couldn’t possibly add any more to this ultracheesy recipe. Three different types of cheese (Fontina, mozzarella, and Parmesan) guarantee that any piece you steal off this loaf will result in an epic cheese pull. But as much as we love cheese, this recipe isn’t ALL cheese—it also has Italian sausage mixed in, plus basil pesto for dipping.

Apple-Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread

We look forward to fall’s arrival every year because it means we can make this apple-cinnamon bread again! Fresh apple slices alternated with cinnamon-spiced biscuit dough makes a warm, gooey, delicious treat at breakfast or brunch. For a little added decadence, stir up a batch of cream cheese icing to drizzle on top.

Spiced Blueberry Monkey Loaves

Mix in the last of your fresh summer blueberries with cinnamon-spiced monkey bread for a summer-meets-fall brunch treat. Baked blueberries aren’t the only thing making this recipe super moist and juicy: Before baking, pour a mix of melted butter, rum, and vanilla over the entire loaf. Serve this gooey recipe with a few shreds of orange zest on top for an added burst of citrus.

Maple-Mocha Pull-Apart Bread with Almonds

Start your day off with a taste of chocolate by making this cocoa-filled pull-apart bread. To make the chocolate flavor even richer, add a scoop of espresso powder to the dough before baking. Naturally, pull-apart bread is all about the toppings. This one has a maple syrup icing, sprinkles of cinnamon-sugar, and toasted almonds to make it utterly irresistible.

Cheddar and Bacon Loaf

The best thing about this Cheddar and Bacon Loaf is that it can fit in at any meal of the day. It could easily serve as a savory addition to brunch, but it wouldn’t be out of place as a late-night party snack, either. It's a lot easier than baking your own bread from scratch, too. All you need to do to throw together this savory snack is mix up the filling, spread it onto baguette-style bread, and bake.

Overnight Pull-Apart Cinnamon Loaf

When you’re the designated brunch host for the week, pulling together a mouthwatering meal on a weekend morning can definitely be stressful. Enter this overnight pull-apart bread—prep the dough the night before, then let it rise in the fridge overnight. In the morning, all you have to do is layer the strips of dough with melted butter, sugar, and cinnamon, and bake!

Spiced Maple Pull-Aparts

Although these pull-apart rolls look just like cinnamon rolls, they taste like all of your favorite fall treats. Speed up the process a little by starting with refrigerated breadsticks. But instead of sprinkling them with cinnamon, use brown sugar and pumpkin spice. To make these mini rolls extra ooey-gooey and delicious, drizzle them with a mix of butter and maple syrup.

Pesto Monkey Bread

Pesto isn’t just for pasta—it’s great on pull-apart bread, too—especially when paired with Parmesan cheese and biscuits sprinkled with Italian seasoning. Enjoy all the yumminess with a serving of marinara sauce on the side.

Caramel-Stuffed Monkey Bread

This monkey bread recipe is definitely more dessert than brunch. Many monkey bread recipes are topped with a gooey caramel sauce, but this recipe takes it a step further: Each bite of biscuit dough has a chocolate-covered caramel tucked inside! Each piece you pull off is made better by the melty, sweet surprise inside.

Brown Sugar-Bacon Monkey Bread

This monkey bread is packed with so many superstar, stand-out ingredients, we almost don’t know where to start. Every bite of this bread ends up being the perfect blend of savory and sweet, thanks to crispy bacon and a luscious brown sugar and maple-nut butter sauce. And if that’s not enough reason to dive fork-first into this recipe, we also added chopped pecans and golden raisins on top.

Sausage-Pesto Pull-Apart Bread

If you crave savory instead of sweet in the mornings, whip up a batch of this sausage-pesto bread on special occasions to start your day on the right note. This homemade bread recipe is mixed with common pizza ingredients such as Italian sausage, roasted red peppers, pesto, and melty mozzarella cheese. It serves 10, but even if you have a smaller crowd, there’ll be no trouble making every last bite disappear!

Pull-Apart Cornmeal Dinner Rolls

Rather than making these for breakfast or brunch, serve these cornmeal dinner rolls tonight at your dinner table. Bake up a big batch, then let everyone at the table pull off a roll (or two) to enjoy with their meal. To turn this recipe into an appetizer or party snack, just serve them warm and dunk in a bowl of marinara sauce.

Pizza Monkey Bread

Turn pizza into a warm party appetizer with this easy monkey bread recipe. Each pizza bite has a cube of mozzarella cheese inside, and we layered more mozzarella and pepperoni slices between each one. Serve with a big bowl of marinara sauce for dunking, and you’ll be ready to toss out your takeout menus after the first bite.

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