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Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread

Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread


  • Author: Kim Seghers
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 Minutes
  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Italian

Ingredients

  • 1 can Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
  • 7 mozzarella sticks, cut into 32 pieces
  • 64 mini pepperonis, cut into fourths
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • coarse sea salt
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • marinara sauce, warmed for dipping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Keep crescent rolls refrigerated until needed.
  3. Cut mozzarella sticks into 32 pieces and set aside.
  4. Cut mini pepperonis into fourths and set aside.
  5. On a flour surface lay out dough and pinch seams together, cut into 32 even rectangle pieces.
  6. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Place a piece of cheese and some pepperoni pieces onto each rectangle piece. Form balls around the cheese and pepperoni pieces. Roll into a smooth ball, using your fingers make sure each dough ball is sealed.
  8. Place dough balls seams facing down onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Arrange balls into a Christmas Tree shape.
  9. Brush dough with eggs. Sprinkle salt over entire tree, then sprinkle on the parmesan cheese.
  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  11. Melt butter and brush over the top of the tree.
  12. Scatter the basil all over the Christmas Tree bread and serve with warm marinara sauce.

Notes

You can prepare it and then place in fridge until ready to bake.

Keywords: Christmas, Appetizer, Bread

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