This is perfect for football season! I’ll make a couple loaves for snacking on Thanksgiving while everyone either watches a game or the parade!
1 unsliced loaf of round sourdough bread
8-12 oz. sharp cheddar, thinly sliced
6 oz. applewood smoked bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cup melted butter
2-3 Tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (basil, chives, parsley, etc. Whatever you like!)
Using a sharp knife cut the bread going both directions. Do not cut through the bottom crust.
Place cheese slices between the cuts. Sprinkle with bacon and herbs, making sure they get in the cuts.
Pour melted butter over the bread, evenly.
Wrap the entire loaf in foil and place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes. Unwrap and return to the oven. Bake until cheese is fully melted, about 10 minutes.
For a little extra kick add sliced jalapenos with the fresh herbs!
I warn you. You will be hooked.