French Onion Cheese Bread

French Onion Cheese Bread Recipe – so easy and ready to eat in 15 minutes! French bread topped with butter, onion soup mix, and parmesan cheese. Great as a dinner side dish or dipped in warm pizza sauce for an appetizer.

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Parmesan Cheese Bread with Onion Soup Mix

I have a serious weakness for cheese bread and this French Onion Cheese Bread is no exception! French bread topped with butter, onion soup mix, and parmesan cheese. YUM! This bread is super easy to make and has tons of great flavor! We love this bread with everything! Soup, chicken, pork, steaks, pizza. YUM! Whip this up the next time you need a quick and delicious side dish or appetizer.

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How to Make French Onion Cheese Bread

This bread is effortless to make with only four simple ingredients. Slice a loaf of French bread in half lengthwise. In a small bowl, stir together room temperature butter, parmesan cheese,  and onion soup mix with a wooden spoon. Spread the butter mixture over the bread halves. Sprinkle bread with more parmesan cheese. Place bread on a baking pan and bake in a preheated oven until warm. Cut bread into slices and garnish with fresh parsley.

Helpful Tips & Frequently Asked Questions

  • You can use any bread for this recipe. 
    • French Baguette
    • Italian Bread
    • Sourdough Bread
    • Gluten-Free Bread
    • Pizza Dough
  • You can use any cheese that you enjoy. I use freshly grated parmesan cheese.
    • Mozzarella cheese or sharp cheddar cheese would be equally delicious!
  • I use unsalted butter. You can use salted butter if you prefer.
  • Sometimes I add a teaspoon of garlic powder to the butter mixture.
  • Can Cheese Bread be made in advance? Yes! Assemble the bread and store covered with plastic wrap in the fridge before baking. 
  • Can Cheese Bread be frozen? Yes! Assemble the bread and place it on a baking sheet. Freeze until firm. Transfer the bread to a freezer bag and store for up to three months.
    • When ready to bake, thaw slightly and bake until warm and melty.
  • For softer bread, cover it with aluminum foil while baking.
  • Store leftover bread in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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What to Serve with French Onion Cheese Bread

This bread is a favorite at our house. We love it as a side with pasta or as an appetizer with some warm pizza or marinara sauce. This bread goes with just about anything. Steak, pork, chicken, pasta, soup, or stews

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French Onion Cheese Bread

Yield: 8 people
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
French Onion Cheese Bread Recipe – so easy and ready to eat in 15 minutes! French bread topped with butter, onion soup mix, and parmesan cheese. Great as a dinner side dish or dipped in warm pizza sauce for an appetizer.

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Slice a loaf of French bread in half lengthwise and place on a baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, stir together butter, ¼ cup parmesan cheese, and onion soup mix.
  • Spread the butter mixture over the bread halves. Sprinkle bread with remaining parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 10 minutes to 15 minutes.

Notes:

  • You can use any cheese that you enjoy. I use freshly grated parmesan cheese.
    • Mozzarella cheese or sharp cheddar cheese would be equally delicious!
  • I use unsalted butter. You can use salted butter if you prefer.
  • Can French Onion Cheese Bread be made in advance? Yes! Assemble the bread and store covered with plastic wrap in the fridge before baking. 
  • Can Cheese Bread be frozen? Yes! Assemble the bread and place it on a baking sheet. Freeze until firm. Transfer the bread to a freezer bag and store for up to three months.
    • When ready to bake, thaw slightly and bake until warm and melty.
  • For softer bread, cover it with aluminum foil.
  • Store leftover bread in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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