Cheesy Crostini

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1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
1 (0.7-ounce) envelope Italian dressing mix
1 (16-ounce) French bread loaf, cut into 40 slices
1 small green bell pepper, diced
1 small red bell pepper, diced
Ripe olive slices (optional)


Stir together Swiss cheese and next 3 ingredients. Spread 1 side of each bread slice evenly with cheese mixture; sprinkle with diced bell peppers. Place bread slices on a baking sheet.

Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes. Top with olive slices, if desired. Serve immediately.


October 2003