Homemade Pepperoni Garlic Bread: 

Homemade Pepperoni Garlic Bread is the perfect marriage of classic garlic bread and the zesty flavors of pepperoni. This savory, cheesy, and utterly indulgent appetizer or snack is an instant crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re serving it at a gathering, as a game-day snack, or just as a comforting treat, this garlic bread loaded with pepperoni and cheese will have everyone coming back for more.


For the Pepperoni Garlic Bread:

  • 1 large French baguette or Italian bread loaf
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced pepperoni (mini or regular-sized)
  • Red pepper flakes (optional, for extra heat)


Step 1: Preheat the Oven

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Step 2: Prepare the Garlic Butter

  1. In a small bowl, combine the softened unsalted butter, minced garlic, chopped fresh parsley, salt, and black pepper. Mix until all the ingredients are well incorporated.

Step 3: Slice the Bread

  1. Slice the French baguette or Italian bread loaf in half lengthwise, creating two long halves.

Step 4: Spread the Garlic Butter

  1. Spread the prepared garlic butter evenly over the cut sides of both bread halves.

Step 5: Add the Cheeses and Pepperoni

  1. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese evenly over the garlic butter on both bread halves.
  2. Add the grated Parmesan cheese on top of the mozzarella.
  3. Place the sliced pepperoni evenly over the cheese.

Step 6: Bake the Garlic Bread

  1. Place the prepared garlic bread on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven for about 12-15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the bread is slightly toasted.

Step 7: Optional Heat

  1. If you like a little heat, you can sprinkle red pepper flakes over the garlic bread after it comes out of the oven.

Step 8: Slice and Serve

  1. Slice the garlic bread into individual portions.
  2. Serve your Homemade Pepperoni Garlic Bread while it’s warm and gooey, and enjoy the cheesy, garlic-infused, pepperoni-loaded goodness.


Homemade Pepperoni Garlic Bread is the ultimate indulgence for garlic bread lovers and pepperoni enthusiasts. It’s a crowd-pleasing appetizer or snack that’s perfect for gatherings, game days, or anytime you’re craving a cheesy, savory delight. The combination of crispy bread, garlicky butter, melted cheese, and zesty pepperoni is sure to satisfy your cravings for something warm, cheesy, and utterly delicious.

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