EASY SWISS CHEESE BREAD
1 loaf good quality French bread
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups shredded Swiss or. Gruyere cheese
3/4 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Cut bread in half crosswise. Make diagonal cuts, 1 in. apart, through bread but not through bottom.
Combine all remaining ingredients.
Spread half the butter mixture between bread slices.
Spread remaining mixture over top and sides of bread.
Place bread on double thickness of foil; cover loosely with more foil. Bake at 425° for 20-30 minutes. For last 5 minutes, remove foil covering bread to allow it to brown.
Adapted from Taste of Home.