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Close Up of a Korean Inspired Everything Cheesy Garlic Pretzel Bread on a small plate plate with 2 more breads on a white and black plate in the background

Korean Inspired Everything Cheesy Garlic Pretzel Bread

You’ve never had garlic bread quite like this! These Korean Inspired Everything Cheesy Garlic Pretzel Breads are filled with cream cheese and mozzarella cheese, lots of garlic and Italian parsley. They're dunked in a pool of garlic butter then baked until crispy and toasty on the outside and soft, creamy and buttery on the inside. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling Time 3 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 475kcal
Author Mara


  • 6 pretzel burger buns
  • everything bagel seasoning, for topping
  • flaky sea salt, for topping*

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese I used thick cut for extra cheese pull
  • 2 tablespoon whole milk
  • 2 tablespoon italian parsley, chopped
  • pinch chili flake optional

Garlic Butter Custard

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic, or more if you desire
  • 2 tablespoon italian parsley, chopped


  • Pre-heat the oven to 375F Degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • In a bowl, add melted butter, eggs, a bit of milk, garlic and Italian parsley together. Mix until combined. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, add cream cheese, shredded mozzarella, the rest of the whole milk and Italian parsley and pinch of chili flake. Beat together until combined using a hand mixer or by hand. Set aside.
  • Cut pretzel buns into at least 4 equal wedges (I followed the lines on the pretzel rolls), but do not cut all of the way through. 
  • Fill a piping bag with the cream cheese mixture. Cut the tip off.
  • Pipe the cream cheese mixture into the pretzel bun through the slices about ½ way full.
  • One bun at a time, dunk the bread into the garlic butter custard mixture until fully coated. Place onto the lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining buns.
  • Sprinkle bread generously with flaky sea salt and everything bagel seasoning.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or to your desires level of toasty-ness.
  • Remove from oven and let them cool slightly. Enjoy hot/warm!


*If you use pre-salted pretzel buns or everything bagel seasoning, you can either lessen or eliminate the salt.
Nutritional information for this recipe is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed. Please calculate your own nutritional information if you want it exact to what you make and use my calculations as a guide only.


Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 274mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1840IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 1mg