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Bread-and-Cheddar Appetizer

Bread-and-Cheddar Appetizer

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  • Makes: 12 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Bake 15 mins

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For a quick snack or appetizer, serve hot wedges of this cheese bread with juicy apple slices.


  • 1 small round loaf of bread (about 8 inches in diameter)
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/2 5 - ounce jar processed sharp cheddar cheese spread (1/4 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 apple, cored and sliced
  • Fresh herbs (optional)
  • Small fresh chili peppers (optional)


  1. Cut loaf of bread in half horizontally. Wrap one half and use for another purpose. Hollow out the other half, leaving a 1/2-inch shell. Spread mustard over inside of bread shell. Spread cheese in the bottom of the bread shell. Sprinkle the cheese spread with Parmesan cheese.
  2. Place on a baking sheet and bake in a 400 degree F oven for about 15 minutes or until the cheese begins to bubble. Cut the appetizer into 12 wedges.
  3. Place hot bread on a serving plate. Arrange apple slices around the bread. Garnish with fresh herbs and/or small chili peppers, if you like. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Bread-and-Cheddar Appetizer)

Servings Per Recipe 12, sodium (mg) 217, chol. (mg) 3, carb. (g) 12, cal. (kcal) 76, Fat, total (g) 2

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