Cheese Bread

by Todd Leonard CEC on May 15, 2014
Todd Leonard CEC
Overall Rating: 4.5/5 | Kids Rating: 0/5


Irresistibly cheesy!

Serves: 12

Prep Time: 90 min

Cook Time: 35 min

Total Time: 125 min

Total Time:
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
125 min
90 min
35 min
* Adjusting the servings on a recipe adjusts only the first measurement for each ingredient, and does not adjust any measurements in the directions.


  • 1 pkg. Instant Dry Yeast
  • 1/4 c. warm water
  • 1 tsp. Cane Sugar
  • 6 tbsp. THRIVE Instant MilkTHRIVE Instant Milk + 2 c. water
  • 1 tbsp. Shortening Powder (reconstituted)
  • 3 tsp. Iodized Salt
  • 5 1/2 c. White Flour (All Purpose Unbleached Flour)
  • 1/4 c. butter, melted
  • 1 c. Shredded Colby Jack Cheese - Freeze Dried (reconstituted)
  • 3 tbsp. THRIVE Chopped Onions - Freeze DriedTHRIVE Chopped Onions - Freeze Dried
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. THRIVE BasilTHRIVE Basil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. THRIVE ParsleyTHRIVE Parsley

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  1. Mix yeast, water, and 1 tsp. sugar in a small bowl and let bloom.
  2. In a small pan, heat milk, 2 tbsp. sugar, shortening, and salt until shortening is almost melted, stirring constantly. Pour into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Stir in 2 cups of the flour; beat well. Add softened yeast; stir until smooth. Stir in remaining flour.
  4. Knead bread dough on floured surface 6–8 minutes or until smooth. Cover and let rise until doubled.
  5. Spread dough into a greased 9x13 pan. Brush melted butter on top and cover with onions, cheese, and seasoning. Let rise until doubled again.
  6. Bake at 375 for 30–35 minutes, until light brown on edges. Makes 24 servings.