EASY PULL-APART CHEESY HERBED GARLIC LOAF
Cut bread dough into 32 equal-size pieces.
In a small bowl, combine butter garlic and herbs, mixing well. Spread desired amount of grated cheese in one layer on a sheet of wax paper. Coat each bread piece in butter/herb mixture and then roll in cheese, coating each lightly.
Arrange coated bread dough pieces in a greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan or greased 1½-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle any remaining herb mixture over dough in pan. Loosely cover and allow to rise in a warm area (85 degrees F.) away from drafts until doubled in bulk, about 1½ to 2 hours.
Bake in the lower third of a preheated moderate oven (375 degrees F.) for 25 minutes. Evenly sprinkle additional grated cheese of choice over top of bread and continue baking for an additional 5 to 8 minutes or until cheese topping is golden brown and bread is done. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack. Garnish with a sprinkle of paprika over the top of the loaf. To serve, pull apart individual pieces of warm bread loaf
Variation: Add 2 tablespoons minced sun-dried tomato to herb mixture.