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Bacon Cheddar French Loaf

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  3 reviews
  • 5 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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You can't go wrong when you serve this bread stuffed with Cheddar cheese and bacon!

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf or country Italian bread
1
tablespoon butter, melted
1/3
cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1
tablespoon real crumbled bacon bits

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place dough, seam side down, on cookie sheet.
  • 2 Cut half-inch deep slashes 1 inch apart with sharp knife on top of dough. Brush dough with melted butter. Insert cheese into each slash. Sprinkle bacon bits on top of dough.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 27 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before slicing.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place dough, seam side down, on cookie sheet.
  • 2 Cut half-inch deep slashes 1 inch apart with sharp knife on top of dough. Brush dough with melted butter. Insert cheese into each slash. Sprinkle bacon bits on top of dough.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 27 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before slicing.

Expert Tips

Leave off the bacon, and top your bread with chopped fresh basil leaves just before serving for a fresh take on cheesy bread.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
6g
6%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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