Preparation / Directions:
Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sesame seeds; cook, stirring constantly, until lightly browned. Remove from heat. Stir in artichoke hearts and next 3 ingredients. Set aside.
Cut bread in half lengthwise. Scoop out center of each half, leaving a 1-inch shell; set shells aside. Crumble removed pieces of bread, and stir into artichoke mixture. Spoon mixture evenly into shells, and sprinkle with Cheddar cheese.
Place each half on a baking sheet, and cover with aluminum foil. bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes; uncover and bake 5 additional minutes or until cheese melts. Cut into slices.