Time-Out Cheese Bread
This cheese and chile-topped flat bread can be cut into a variety of shapes as an appetizer.
1 (1-pound) loaf frozen bread dough, thawed
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 cup (4 ounces) American cheese, shredded
1 cup (4 ounces) mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/2 cup (2 ounces) cheddar cheese, shredded
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
- Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). Press bread dough onto bottom of greased 15x10x1-inch jelly roll pan. Brush dough with melted butter; sprinkle with chili powder.
- Combine cheeses in small bowl. Sprinkle dough with 1 cup cheese and chiles. Bake for 18 to 24 minutes or until bread is lightly browned.
- Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Continue baking for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
- To serve, cut into square, triangle or diamond shapes. Serve warm.
Makes 36 appetizers.