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Ranch Garlic Bread

"'I've worked as a manager of a fast food restaurant for 12 year,' relates John Palmer of Cottonwood, California. 'At home, I like to cook up different things using everyday ingredients.' John gives a buttery loaf of French bread plenty of flavor simply with salad dressing mix and garlic powder."
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  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine butter, dressing mix and garlic powder; beat until combined. Spread over cut sides of bread. Place on a baking sheet. broil 4-6-in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.


  • Editor's Note: Italian or ranch salad dressing mix, taco seasoning or onion soup mix may be substituted for the chili seasoning mix.

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We tried this last night with dinner. It was so good! we put shredded mozzerella cheese on top. it was excellent.

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WAY TOO SALTY and the taste was just weird - basically bread dipped in very salty ranch dressing!!!!!! So sorry but really didn't like it although I gave it 2 stars because if the ratios were r...

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We tried this last night with dinner. It was so good! we put shredded mozzerella cheese on top. it was excellent.

Grabbed a couple of beautiful Italian long rolls from the freezer from the best Italian bakery in Milwaukee, mixed up some butter with a Tuscan seasoning blend I love, and this was the final com...

Bf loved this, so I'm going to make it again. It's easy enough, and I have a ton of homemade ranch seasoning. I do agree it's a bit salty, but you could decrease some of the ranch seasoning to...

I used just a plain old loaf of whole wheat breat for this. I only used 1/4 of the ranch dressing mix and added some parsley. Turned out pretty good and very easy since I used the bread I had on...

I used the first 3 ingredients to taste on some hamburger buns, as recommended by an Allrecipes member on the buzz, and toasted them in a pan for hamburgers. It made the best tasting buns for th...

This was pretty good, but it was too salty.

I use 1 1/2 sticks of butter and 1 envelope of dry ranch dressing. Makes enough for 2 loaves of bread. We love it. I made it for a church group and everyone was asking for the recipe.

Spooned this ranch butter over baked store bought crecents that I rolled into twisted knots, it was a hit with our dinner company. Will use this recipe again.

Ooops! I accidentally melted the butter instead of just softening it, so I had to brush the mixture onto the bread. The footnote said that dry Italian dressing could be substituted for Ranch, ...