Cheddar Casserole Bread

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 35 min
Makes: 24 servings


1 package dry active yeast
3/4 cup warm water (105 to 120°F)
1/4 cup milk, scalded
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon dillweed
2 teaspoons minced onion
3 cups White Lily® Enriched Unbleached Bread Flour, divided
Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
1 cup (4 oz.) grated sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup butter, melted


1.DISSOLVE yeast in warm water in large bowl. Stir in milk, sugar, salt, oil, eggs, dillweed, onion and 2 cups flour.
2.BEAT until thoroughly mixed and smooth. Add remaining 1 cup flour; mix well (dough will be stiff but sticky). Cover with damp, lint-free cloth or plastic wrap; let rise in warm place until doubled in size, about 1 1/2 hours.
3.SPRAY a 9-inch glass pie plate or 1 1/2 quart glass casserole with no-stick cooking spray. Add cheese to dough; stir gently until evenly distributed. Place in prepared pie plate or casserole. Cover; let rise in warm place until double in size, about 45 minutes.
4.HEAT oven to 375°F. Brush top of dough lightly with melted butter.
5.BAKE 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from pie plate or casserole; brush top with melted butter. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/12 of loaf), Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 4.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 160mg, Total Carbohydrate 12g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g), Protein 4g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.