Cheddar Herb Snack Bread

Cheddar Herb Snack Bread

Cheddar Herb Snack Bread
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 12 servings
  • Great with some marinara sauce for dipping!

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 envelope yeast, rapid or quick rise
  • 2 tsp Italian Seasoning Blend
  • 1-1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 cup very warm water (120° to 130°F)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can diced green chilies, drained
  • 1 (2 ounce) jar diced pimientos, drained

Directions

  1. Combine 1-½ cups flour, undissolved yeast, herb seasoning, salt and garlic in large bowl.

  2. Gradually add water to flour mixture.
  3. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed with electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally.
  4. Add eggs and 1 cup flour; beat 2 minutes at high speed.
  5. Stir in 1 cup cheese and remaining flour to make a stiff batter.
  6. Let dough rest for 10 minutes.
  7. Spread or pat batter in greased 15 x 10-inch jelly roll pan.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; top with chilies and pimientos.
  9. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.
  10. Bake at 375°F for 35 to 40 minutes or until done.

  11. Remove from pan; cool on wire rack.
  12. Serve as strips or squares.

Tips

Replace chilies and pimientos with halved pimiento-stuffed green olives or thinly sliced salami and sliced green onions.