Brandied Blue Cheese Bread


Make bread basket the center of attention with Brandied Blue Cheese Bread spread. Butter mixed with blue cheese, fresh herbs, and brandy--talk about a winning appetizer!

Brandied Blue Cheese Bread
Prep Time:
10 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 12-16 ounce baguette-style French bread

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ 4 ounce package (1/2 cup) crumbled blue cheese

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives

  • 1 tablespoon brandy (optional)

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Use a serrated knife to cut bread crosswise into 1-inch slices, cutting to but not through the bottom crust.

  2. In a small bowl stir together butter, cheese, chives, brandy (if desired), and cayenne pepper. Spread mixture between slices of bread. Wrap loaf in foil.

  3. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until bread is heated through and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

166 Calories
10g Fat
16g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 166
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 305mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 52mg 1%
Folate, total 44.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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