Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Cheddar Beef Pull-A-Part Bread
A fun to eat and delicious appetizer for any type of party!
Serves: 10
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes


2 packages 11oz STOUFFER'S® frozen Creamed Chipped Beef, defrosted
2 cups 8 oz. Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 can 8 oz. water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1/4 cup green onion, chopped
2 teaspoons CROSSE & BLACKWELL® Worcestershire Sauce
3/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon hot red pepper sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 pound (1 loaf) Italian bread, unsliced

COMBINE Creamed Chipped Beef, 1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese, water chestnuts, green onion, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, pepper sauce and salt in large bowl. Slice bread three times vertically and approximately every 1 1/2 inches horizontally to within 1/4` of bottom crust. Bread will have a `checkerboard` appearance.

STUFF all cuts in bread with Creamed Chipped Beef mixture. Wrap bread in aluminum foil, keeping top exposed. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of stuffed bread.

BAKE in preheated 400 degrees F. oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until bread is browned and crispy.

*DEFROST Creamed Chipped Beef in microwave on 50% power for 5 to 6 minutes. Makes 10 to 12 servings