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Zippy French Bread

 Zippy French Bread
"Prepare a loaf of this tasty bread while your steaks are on the grill," urges Sue Mackey of Galesburg, Illinois. "It's quick, easy to make and oh-so-good with its creamy filling," she assures. "Add a salad to complete the menu."
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 2 to 4 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread


  • In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter, chives and
  • horseradish until combined. Cut the bread into 1-in. slices to
  • within 1/2 in. of bottom. Spread cream cheese mixture between
  • slices.
  • Wrap the loaf in a large piece of heavy-duty foil (about 28 in. x 18
  • in.). Bake at 400° for 14-17 minutes or until heated through.
  • Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 195 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 351 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.