Cheesy Poppy Seed Bread

Cheesy Poppy Seed Bread

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"Easy game day appetizer that you can prepare in advance. Guests will just reach in and pull out a chunk of bread. You'll need lots of napkins!"
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1 h 15 m servings 247 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 247 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.7g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 11.3 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 374 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Cover a baking sheet with a layer of aluminum foil.
  2. Without cutting through the bottom of the bread, deeply score the bread into 1 inch squares. Place the bread on the prepared baking sheet. Tuck the sliced Swiss cheese into the cuts, making sure to get into each score mark. Evenly sprinkle the green onions over the cheese, tucking some down into the cuts.
  3. Stir together the melted butter, poppy seeds, and celery salt. Spoon the butter mixture evenly over the stuffed bread. Cover the loaf with another sheet of aluminum foil.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the cheese is melted and the bread is hot, about 1 hour.


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Wow! this is so easy and so versatile. You could use many combinations of cheese and seasonings. I added a few cloves of minced garlic to the butter mixture and baked it about 30 minutes tightly...

Keep cheese cheesy, don't overcook.

I took this to a New Years Eve party and it was a hit! I didn't have celery salt so I used garlic salt and it turned out delicious! I also used a combination of monterey jack, mozzarella, and sw...

This was super good! I also liked that it was a little different from all of the other appetizers. I made a few changes to go with what I had & what not: 1) couldn't find sourdough, so used an...

great recipe but doesn't need 1 hour ... just 20 to 25 minutes in a preheated oven :-)

We've made something very similar to this for years. The differences with our version: use a 1lb loaf of Hawaiian sweet bread, add 1 tsp garlic salt and a tsp lemon juice. Our version also use...

It was a fun dish for a football game. I would tweak it the next time, using gruyere instead of swiss, and trying shallots instead of green onions, and I used garlic salt instead of celery salt...

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