1 loaf of Italian Bread
8 ounces shredded Mexican cheese blend
16 ounces crisp cooked bacon, diced
½ cup unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon Hidden Valley Ranch dry dressing mix
Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare 2 sheets of aluminum foil to wrap bread in, overlap the foil so the bread will be completely covered.
On a cutting board, slice bread in 3/4-inch intervals, being careful to not cut all the way through. Cut again, crosswise, not cutting all the way through.
Slide bread onto foil and stuff cheese between all cuts: sprinkle with bacon. Mix melted butter and ranch mix, with a fork, and drizzle over top of bread evenly.
Wrap foil around bread snuggly and bake for 15 minutes; uncover and bake 10 minutes more. Serve hot. Enjoy!