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  • Prep Time
    5 mins
  • Cook Time
    25 mins
  • Servings
    6 cups

Cheddar Beer Dip

Main Ingredient: Cheese

Yield: 6 cups

Recipe courtesy of Julie Love, Silver Tier Prize Winner in the 2015 Black Creek® “Everything's Better with Cheddar” recipe contest


  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c. yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 link smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 6 drops of Tobasco sauce
  • 1 bottle Guinness® beer


  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, and sauté until the onion begins to soften.
  2. Add sausage until it is cooked through, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Drain off any fat from the sausage and add the mustard, cream cheese, tabasco, and beer to the pan. Stir until the cream cheese is melted then stir in the cheddar cheese.
  4. Transfer mixture to a fondue pot and serve with pretzel sticks.


Black Creek®  Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 9 Months)

Black Creek® Cheddar cheeses are made using old-world craftsmanship by Greg Palubicki, a certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker. The result? The finest in premium Wisconsin Cheddar cheese with a dedication to quality you can taste.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 2 Years)

Black Creek® offers award-winning premium Cheddar cheeses that are recognized for their rich and creamy taste. Each of the brands’ offerings is carefully selected to ensure you receive a consistently delicious cheese that’s perfect for snacking.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 3 Years)

For over a century, farm fresh milk from the heart of America’s Dairyland has been finely crafted into classic, naturally-aged cheeses under the watchful eyes of certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers. Black Creek® Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese is made using these same time-honored traditions and carefully aged for three years to build a full, richly sharp flavor and delightfully crumbly texture.



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