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Ever notice how lunchtime or brunchtime rolls around and you need a quick idea to feed a crowd? Or it’s midnight and you’ve got the munchies in a serious way?  At times like these, look no further than this Ham and Cheese Pizza Pull Apart Bread recipe…

This recipe works great for lunch and brunch, and we’ve also served it at small get-togethers and parties. Heck, it would work for sharing at movie night too! People love to pull off a piece and taste all its melty goodness straight out of the oven…

It’s an easy recipe that only requires 5 simple ingredients (bread, cheese, ham, oil and seasoning). And it fits inside any rectangular loaf pan easily to bake in the oven.

If you’re not a big fan of mozzarella for any reason, you can easily substitute in cheddar, havarti, jack, or swiss cheese.

If you’re in the mood for more pull apart ideas, then be sure to check out our popular Pizza Star Pull Apart and Pull Apart Chicken Sliders recipes.

Video: Ham & Cheese Pull Apart Bread

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This Ham and Cheese Pull Apart Bread is quite possibly the perfect lunch/brunch recipe and easy to make
3.8 from 5 votes

Ham and Cheese Pull Apart Bread

Ham and cheese slices in baked bread for a fun pull-apart dish for a party
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 8 servings


  • 9-11 slices sandwich bread
  • 8-10 slices ham
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • fresh parsley (optional), chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375F degrees. Line a rectangular loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Cut the crusts off the bread. In a small bowl, whisk together oil and Italian seasoning. Brush all slices of bread.
  • Stack up a slice of bread, ham and then shredded cheese. Repeat until you have enough height to fit snugly into the pan.
  • Carefully press the stack into the pan. Top with remaining cheese. Bake for 20-25 mins until bubbly and browned. R
  • Remove from oven and garnish with optional parsley. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Ham and Cheese Pull Apart Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 251 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 646mg27%
Potassium 114mg3%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 190mg19%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
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