Win The Day with Blue Cheese Bacon Pull Apart Bread

This holiday season, just be. Be happy, stress-free, nourished with love . . . and filled with ridiculously delicious foods. My amazingly easy, incredibly yummy appetizer, Blue Cheese Bacon Pull Apart Bread, is sure to satisfy all of the above and put, dare I say, a big cheesy smile on your face.

Hot from the oven in under 30 minutes, guests will hardly believe that this dish, oozing with rich flavor, is made with only five ingredients -- bacon, biscuit dough, butter, blue cheese and Italian herbs. Ready-made biscuit dough from the dairy case and dehydrated Instantly Fresh herbs keep this appetizer recipe quick and convenient, bringing calm to the holiday chaos this time of year. Oh, and the aged blue cheese crumbles from Simply Artisan Reserve add an audacious punch of flavor paired with bacon.  

If you’ve ever made monkey bread, you’re already a pro at whipping up this Blue Cheese Bacon Pull Apart Bread. And, if you don’t know what I’m talking about or never cooked in your life, you’ll still nail this recipe as it’s basically fool proof. Simply melt butter in pie pan and stir in herbs; cut up biscuits and toss around in butter; top with blue cheese and cooked bacon crumbles; and bake for 20 minutes.  That’s it!

I bring this bread by popular request to everything from office parties and pot lucks and make it on the fly at home when guests drop by unexpectedly.  It’s also an easy weeknight treat to serve family-style with a big salad or hearty pot of soup. Enjoy!

Blue Cheese Bacon Pull Apart Bread

Serves 8 | Finish in 30 minutes

At your next holiday party, turn up the flavor down the stress with this super-easy, 5-ingredient appetizer using bacon, butter, biscuit dough, an Italian herb blend and bold blue cheese.  


4-ounces bacon
1 8-ct. can have refrigerated Jumbo biscuit dough
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
1 tablespoon Instantly Fresh Italian Herb Blend
4-ounces blue cheese crumbles from Simply Artisan Reserve
Optional: chopped fresh parsley


Chop bacon into small pieces and cook in skillet over medium-high heat until crispy and browned. Drain on paper towel.
In microwave, melt butter in 8-inch ceramic or glass pie dish. Stir in Italian Herb blend.
Cut each biscuit into 6 wedges. To make task faster, stack biscuits and cut.
Toss wedges in butter mixture until coated.
Sprinkle top of biscuits with blue cheese crumbles, cooked bacon, and sprinkle with fresh parsley, if desired.

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