Everything Garlic Bread

If my cheesy garlic bread sticks and an everything bagel had a baby, it would result in Everything Garlic Bread.

close up of everything garlic bread


Really what this comes down to is that I am obsessed with Everything Bagel seasoning. I just can’t get enough of it. I’ve put it on biscuits, hummus, stromboli and even in cheesy crescent rolls.

hand holding cheesy garlic bread

Everything Seasoning

This is really the key, although my blend of cream and shredded cheeses is what takes it over the top. Everything seasoning is now manufactured and sold by so many companies, but the Trader Joe’s version is probably the most popular.

small bowl of everything bagel seasoning

The mix is easy to make at home, so I do. It is also a lot cheaper. My local bagel join charges $2.00 for just 3 tablespoons of the take-home variety.

Here is what you’ll need:

  • sesame seeds (black, white or a mix)
  • dried minced garlic (onion flakes)
  • dried minced onion (garlic flakes)
  • poppy seeds
  • coarse salt (Kosher salt)

The Cheese

Most cheesy garlic breads use a blend of shredded cheeses and butter. The one also uses cream cheese. Velvery and totally decadent, it is like a dream. I could honestly eat it for a meal rather than a starter or side.

ingredients for cheesy garlic bread

Here is what you’ll need for the creamy topping:

  • Butter– I use unsalted so I can add salt accordingly, plus the everything seasoning has salt in it.
  • Cream Cheese – full fat or reduced fat both work. I shy away from fat free for these types of recipes.
  • Cheddar Cheese– Use a low moisture cheese. It can be any type of cheese you enjoy. Mozzarella works too.
  • Granulated or Powdered Garlic– the everything seasonings also has garlic, but I really love garlic so I add more!
everything garlic bread spread

Make It!

This recipe comes together in a snap and will be a new family favorite. Here is the short version.

  • In a stand mixer, blend together butter and cream cheese.
  • Add mozzarella cheese and garlic powder.
  • Slather onto each piece of bread.
spreading cheese and butter into Italian bread
  • Evenly sprinkle with everything bagel seasoning.
everything garlic bread before baking
  • Bake until cheese is hot and bubbly.
  • Remove and slice.
baked everything garlic bread

Make Ahead and Freezing

Like most breads, they don’t tend to do well when you make them in advance. What you can do is slice the bread and make the cream cheese blend.

sliced everything bagel garlic bread

When you are ready to serve, go ahead and slather it on and bake.

For freezing, I don’t recommend freezing this bread either. Instead, I would make and freeze the cream cheese mixture and thaw when ready to make the garlic bread.

everything seasoning garlic bread for pinterest

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close up of everything but the bagel garlic bread for pinterest
sliced everything garlic bread on a cutting board

Everything Seasoning Garlic Bread

4.58 from 7 votes
Your favorite everything bagel seasoning topped on creamy and cheesy garlic bread. Add as much as you want!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a stand mixer, blend together butter and cream cheese.
  • Add cheddar cheese and garlic powder.
  • Slather onto each piece of bread and then evenly sprinkle with everything bagel seasoning.
  • Bake on a rimmed baking sheet for 10-15 minutes, or until cheese have melted.
  • Remove and slice.
  • If you’ve made this recipe, come back and let us know how it was in the ratings or comments.


For this recipe, I like my bread to be a little chewy, but if you want a crusty garlic bread, toast it before topping with cream cheese spread, remove and then cover and bake again.


Calories: 524 kcal, Carbohydrates: 31 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 41 g, Saturated Fat: 24 g, Cholesterol: 61 mg, Sodium: 839 mg, Potassium: 161 mg, Fiber: 2 g, Sugar: 18 g, Vitamin A: 686 IU, Calcium: 119 mg, Iron: 1 mg
Author: Jessica Formicola
Calories: 524
Course: Appetizer, Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best garlic bread, everything but the bagel seasoning
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Jessica Formicola in her ktichen

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Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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  1. 5 stars
    Oh yum! The best of both flavors in this garlic bread! Love all that cheese and the everything bagel seasoning.

  2. 5 stars
    My daughter assembled this everything garlic bread for us last night. It was fantastic! So full of flavor. Thanks so much for this yummy recipe!