This blog post was sponsored by Better Bakery but the opinions are all my own.
I know, I know! I’ve said it a billion times that I’m a girl that loves to dip food. That’s why I knew I had to make a garlic butter dipping sauce for my Better Bakery handcrafted artisan melts. My inspiration came from a garlic butter dipping sauce I eat occasionally. I should probably warn you, this sauce will give you some garlic breath, but that’s nothing a mint can’t fix.
The melts are incredibly delicious. They are packed full of meat and cheese. The bread that’s so perfectly wrapped around the fillings smells of a freshly baked pretzel when it’s warmed up. Sopping that parmesan crusted melt in the garlic butter dipping sauce completes it. Just to give the dipping sauce a little pop of color, I decided to add a leaf of parsley to the sauce. It’s not necessary, but still makes it pretty. If you want to give these melts a try, you can pick them up at Walmart. (Of course!) Head over and get a coupon while you’re at it!
This dipping sauce would go perfect with some bread sticks or rubbed on top of a calzone or pizza stuffed monkey bread. The garlic in this recipe isn’t overpowering in flavor. I don’t love when the garlic is so strong, when I bite into something that that’s all I can taste. So, I can assure you this isn’t the case. The garlic flavor fits perfectly with the amount of butter that the recipe calls for. I know a ton of people are against using salted butter, but in this case I say go for it. Really, in most cases, I say go for using salted butter. Though, I love things salty.
Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce
- 1 garlic clove finely minced
- 1/2 cup salted butter
- parsley for garnish
- In a saucepan, add in the finely minced garlic and stick of butter. Turn the heat on medium and let the butter melt. Don't stir the butter.
- As the butter melts, the top layer will foam. Using a spoon, remove the foamy top layer.
- Pour the butter into a dipping dish. Leave the milk solids in the bottom of the pan along with the bits of garlic.
- Cut up a leaf or two of fresh parsley. Sprinkle on top of the dipping sauce.
- Serve up with bread.
Don’t forget to get your coupon today!
Subscribe To Our Newsletter
Sign up to get my FREE Baking Substitutions Sheet! Join the 5000 others who are receiving our dessert newsletters and baking challenges.