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Swiss Cheese Bread Recipe

Swiss Cheese Bread Recipe

This bread will receive rave reviews, whether you serve it as an appetizer or with a meal. For real convenience, you can make it ahead of time and freeze it! —Karla Boice, Mahtomedi, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 loaf (18-20 inches) French bread
  • 8 ounces (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons dehydrated parsley flakes


  • 1. Cut bread in half. Make diagonal cuts, 1 in. thick, through bread but not through bottom. Combine all remaining ingredients. Spread half the butter mixture between bread slices. Spread remaining mixture over top and sides of bread.
  • 2. Place bread on double thickness of foil; cover loosely with more foil. Bake at 425° for 20-30 minutes. For last 5 minutes, remove foil covering bread to allow it to brown. Yield: 24 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 154 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 217mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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delowenstein User ID: 3766053 269367
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2017

"I just had 2 changes: I used a loaf of braided challah bread and I used poppy seeds! I didn't have the celery seeds or a French bread on hand. This bread is FULL of cheesy and buttery goodness! Thank you for sharing this recipe! delowenstein"

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