3 cheese garlic braid

Candy Hummer


something I came up with to use up an ample amount of cheese we have on hand and has become a family favorite!!

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1 Hr
20 Min



3 1/2 c
bread flour
1 1/3 c
water, warm
2 Tbsp
olive oil
kosher salt
1 tsp
brown sugar
2 tsp
active dry yeast


1 c
mozzarella cheese shredded
1 c
cheddar cheese shredded
2 Tbsp
parmesan cheese
1 stick
butter melted
2 1/2 tsp
crushed fresh garlic


1mix warm water, yeast, brown sugar and olive oil until yeast is desolved.
add bread flour and salt form a dough, cover in oiled/greades bowl and let rise until doubled in size.
Melt butter and garlic in microwave.

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2Turn dough out on floured surface, kneading isn't really neccessary with this dough. Roll out into large rectangle.

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3slice each side with a sharp knife so each side has strips.

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4fill with cheeses, pour garlic butter into cheese with a spoon to get as many garlic pieces into the cheese mixture. Reserve enough garlic/butter mixture to brush top of bread with.

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5Fold end up over cheese mixture and braid your pieces from side to side to close. Folde final end up over cheese and last 2 dough strips over to seal.
Place on greased sheet, cover with clean towel and let rise for 15 minutes

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6Brush with remaining garlic butter and bake in 350* oven for 20-30 minutes until starting to get golden on top of bread.
Brush with plain butter, slice and serve!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy