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Warm Beer Cheese Dip

This cheesy dip is easy to make and tastes good with just about any dipper.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (500 mL) shredded Balderson Extra Old Cheddar, divided
  • 2 pkg (8 oz each) plain brick-style cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) lager beer
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each garlic and onion powder
  • 6 oz (175 g) cubed assorted charcuterie meats
  • 2 cups (500 mL) cubed rye bread
  • 1/2 baguette, sliced into thin rounds and toasted
  • 4 warm soft pretzels, cut into small pieces
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) cornichons
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) grape tomatoes

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F (220˚C). Using electric mixer, beat together 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) extra old cheddar, cream cheese, beer, Dijon, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic and onion powder until well combined.
  2. Transfer to 9-inch (23 cm) square baking dish; sprinkle with remaining extra old cheddar. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until bubbling and golden brown.
  3. Serve dip warm with assorted charcuterie, bread, pretzels, cornichons and tomatoes for dipping.

Tip:

For a spicy kick, add 1 tsp Tabasco sauce.

SERVINGS:

BAKING TIME:

8

10 minutes