French Onion Bake



Ingredients

1 loaf French bread, cut into 1/2-inch slices (about 18 slices)
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
1 envelope onion soup mix (from a 2.75-ounce box), prepared according to package directions for soup

Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Arrange bread slices on baking sheets and bake 5 minutes per side, or until dry and golden.

Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

Arrange half the bread slices in a single layer over bottom of baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese and top with remaining bread slices. Pour prepared onion soup over bread and sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until bread has absorbed most of the soup and cheese is golden.