This is a recipe I came up with myself. It is great with most Italian dishes. It can be doubled as needed.

Sarah
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

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  • In a small bowl, mix butter, garlic salt, rosemary, basil, thyme, garlic powder and Parmesan cheese.

  • Spread each half of the French bread with equal portions of the butter mixture. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.

  • Place bread halves, crusts down, on a medium baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven 10 to 12 minutes, or until the edges are very lightly browned.

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Nutrition Facts

267 calories; 7 g protein; 31.8 g carbohydrates; 31.1 mg cholesterol; 681.8 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
01/03/2007
Made some changes that brought this up to a five star rating! One, don't melt the butter, soften it. Then mix the other ingredients {I omitted the rosemary and left out the garlic salt in favor of additional garlic powder} in the with softened butter and spread on the bread. When you have only five minutes of baking time left, add a liberal amount of mozzarella cheese to the top. After five minutes it will be just melted and nice and gooey when you take it out of the oven! Perfect!!! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/03/2007
When making garlic bread for my grandchildren I use hot dog buns. I finish spliting them and the kids love them. They are easier for little hands to hold. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 199
  • 4 star values: 71
  • 3 star values: 16
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
01/03/2007
Made some changes that brought this up to a five star rating! One, don't melt the butter, soften it. Then mix the other ingredients {I omitted the rosemary and left out the garlic salt in favor of additional garlic powder} in the with softened butter and spread on the bread. When you have only five minutes of baking time left, add a liberal amount of mozzarella cheese to the top. After five minutes it will be just melted and nice and gooey when you take it out of the oven! Perfect!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/31/2003
The flavor of the butter is absolutely delicious on the French bread. I will however omit the garlic salt next time as it is too salty. This recipe makes more than is needed for one loaf of bread (probably just the right amount for one and one-half to two loaves). Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/02/2010
I cut this recipe in half, used garlic powder instead of garlic salt and I used sandwich bread that needed to be used up. (Ghetto? Sure. But it works just as any other bread would.) Family thought this was very tasty. I did not have any, I just looked at it with longing. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/31/2003
My family loved this didn't have a french loaf just some "wonder" slice bread slightly toasted the bread and then put spread on both sides and cook about 5 minutes longer then the recipe called for let sit a couple of minutes it turned out great. Oh yeah the most important thing use unsalted butter that way when you use the garlic salt it will not turn out too salty. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/28/2005
This is the BEST garlic bread I've ever tasted!!!! The only changes that i made were to just soften the butter instead of melting it....it spread much easier and i also added more parmesan on top before i baked it. I will definately used this recipe again and again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/05/2003
I thought that this recipe was great. I didn't have any garlic salt so I just used more garlic powder and it turned out perfect! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/01/2003
I thought this was good except it was too salty. Next time I would cut the garlic salt in half and add more garlic powder. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
I made this recipe last weekend for a dinner party. It was AWESOME! The one reviewer who said it didn't have the right combination of spices must have done something wrong because this is the best and easiest garlic bread i've ever made! Also the recipe calls for 1/2 cup of butter which is one stick not two as one reviewer said. The rosemary gives it it's unique flavor. I followed the recipe exactly and added just a scant bit of freshly grated parmesan cheese on top. This is my new 'bread'! Thanks for sharing. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/12/2006
Great garlic bread. I recommend using more garlic powder (3/4 tsp.) and less garlic salt (1/2 tsp.). Otherwise good as stated. This way it will be more garlicky than it is salty which is how we like it. It was gobbled up at a recent bbq. Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/03/2007
When making garlic bread for my grandchildren I use hot dog buns. I finish spliting them and the kids love them. They are easier for little hands to hold. Read More
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