Copy Cat Panera Bread Brocolli and Cheese Soup Panera Bread's Broccoli Cheese Soup is comfort food for the soul. Crisp fall and chilly winter weather begs for the creamy texture and the flavor of rich cheddar with pieces of broccoli. It's oh, so good! Now there's no need to fight the weather, make it when you crave it--this recipe tastes as good as it does inside Panera Bread!