Garlic fingers

Garlic fingers (French: Doigts à l'ail) known also as garlic cheese fingers are an Atlantic Canadian dish, similar to a pizza in shape and size and made with the same type of dough. Instead of being cut in triangular slices, they are presented in thin strips, or "fingers".[1]

Garlic fingers
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Place of originCanada
Region or stateNew Brunswick , Atlantic Canada
Main ingredientsPizza dough, garlic butter, parsley, cheese, bacon

Instead of the traditional tomato sauce and toppings of a pizza, garlic fingers consist of pizza dough topped with garlic butter, parsley, and cheese, which is cooked until the cheese is melted.[1] Bacon bits are also sometimes added.

Garlic fingers are often eaten as a side dish with pizza, and dipped in donair sauce or marinara sauce.

Wisconsin-style cheese friesEdit

In central Wisconsin and some other parts of the state, a similar dish is served, consisting of a pizza-like, typically thin crust topped with cheese and garlic butter or a garlic-butter-like mixture. It is cut into strips and often accompanied with marinara sauce.

Called cheese fries and sometimes pizza fries or Italian fries, they are sold both in restaurants and in the frozen foods section of supermarkets.[2][3][4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Allison Saunders (20 February 2014). "Heart of garlic". The Coast. Coast Publishing Ltd. Archived from the original on 25 June 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Wisconsin "Pizza Fries"?". Chowhound. 5 Feb 2015. Retrieved 10 Aug 2016.
  3. ^ "School district pays $16K for cheese fries", Stevens Point Journal, May 25, 2016. Retrieved August 10, 2016.
  4. ^ "Five can't-miss casual dining spots". January 12, 2016. Retrieved August 10, 2016.