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Cheesy Garlic French Bread

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Cheese and garlic marry for knockout toast ready for any Italian dinner. Note: This is the perfect make-ahead bread; bake straight from the freezer in just minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1 (12-oz.) French bread loaf
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Stir together butter and garlic. Split French bread loaf; spread with butter mixture. Top with Parmesan cheese. Place halves together on a baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Slice and serve warm.