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Blue Cheese Garlic Bread

 Blue Cheese Garlic Bread
This is a great way to dress up an ordinary loaf of bread. Serve slices as an appetizer or with a meal. —Kevalyn Henderson, Hayward, Wisconsin
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread


  • In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cut bread into
  • 1-in.-thick slices, but not all the way through, leaving slices
  • attached at the bottom. Spread cheese mixture between slices.
  • Wrap loaf in a large piece of heavy -duty foil (about 28-in. x
  • 18-in.). Fold foil around bread and seal tightly. Bake at 350°
  • for 20 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm. Yield: 10
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 250 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 546 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.