The Cheesiest Jalapeno Pull-Apart Bread

Warm, cheesy, spicy pull-apart bread—this one is delicious!

Wisconsin Cheese The Cheesiest Jalapeno Pull-Apart Bread Recipe
Active Time
20 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Monterey Jack can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine the butter, chives, garlic, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Cut bread lengthwise into 1-inch strips to within 1/2 inch of loaf bottom, taking care to not cut all the way through. Rotate bread; repeat cutting into 1-inch strips, creating a crosshatch pattern.
  4. Spoon butter mixture between strips. Stuff with monterey jack and jalapeno peppers. Wrap loaf in aluminum foil; place on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes. Unwrap; bake for 8-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve warm.

Recipe Tips

Avoid touching face when handling jalapeno peppers. Consider wearing gloves, as oils may burn skin.| For less spicy heat, remove seeds and membranes from jalapenos before slicing.

Cheesemonger Tip

Select for cheesemonger info

Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Hook's Monterey Jack cheese has a semi-soft texture with delicate, buttery and slightly tart or citrusy flavor notes. Melt it into your next favorite dish.

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