The BEST Garlic Bread Spread

I LOVE Garlic Bread! It is one side dish that goes well with everything!

Well, good news for you! Today I am sharing THE BEST Garlic Bread Spread recipe! This recipe is SO delicious! The spread has the absolute best flavor – it makes for one universal and tasty side dish!

This is my grandma’s recipe and it is Fab-u-lous! Have a meal coming up you are looking to jazz up with a some garlic bread?! Well give this recipe a try! You won’t regret it!

The BEST Garlic Bread from ....This recipe is SO delicious! The spread has the absolute best flavor - it makes for one universal and tasty side dish!

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The BEST Garlic Bread
Recipe type: Side Dish
  • 1 large loaf french bread
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cut large loaf of french bread in half lengthwise.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine butter, parmesan cheese, garlic powder, parsley, pepper and salt. Beat until fluffy.
  4. Spread on bread. Wrap and seal bread tightly with foil.
  5. Bake covered for 10 minutes. Uncover, leaving on top of foil and bake an additional 5 minutes until bread is golden brown.


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  1. Averie @ Averie Cooks

    Looks like some wonderful bread and it's so nice that you can use your grandma's recipe for it! Pinned!

  2. Chloe Marchant


    OMG! I just made this :) it is the most amazing this ever! I opened it after it got golden brown and put it in broil with the oven open for about 2-3 minutes, just to get the spread a little more crunchy. Thank you so much for sharing!! Always love your recipies and site!

  3. Meghan @ Freezer Friendly Moms

    Can't go wrong with butter, garlic and cheese! I'm going to give this a try tomorrow with our gravy and macaroni. Grandmas always have the best recipes! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Dave

    Needed a garlic spread in a pinch, found this, and it's a winner! However, I only had a small loaf of bread so made way too much. Just a warning. If you have a big French loaf, this is the right amount, but for smaller amounts cut the recipe in half. And I used a little garlic salt as well. Thanks for the recipe will definitely come back.

  5. Heather

    This looks really good! Can't wait to try it! But I have one question... Is the 1 tbsp parsley dried or fresh?

    1. Chef in Training


  6. Mike


    This recipe is fantastic. Thank you

  7. Elaine

    Hi, this recipe looks really yummy! can you used fresh garlic instead of powder or would it be overpowering? thanks!

  8. Ricki


    I make up the butter recipe and use it inside of baked potatoes. Delicious!!

  9. Dani


    We found your recipe and my team made this garlic bread in our college nutrition & dietetics class. It was a huge hit and easily affordable for us, which usually isn't the case when we want to get our hands dirty in the kitchen. Thank you so much for putting together such a delicious recipe and if you would like a copy of your recipe in APA format (cited) and in standardized form I would be happy to send them both to you! :)) My husband and I are going to try more of your recipes at home when we want to switch up our meal plan. :)