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Fondue Picante

Main Ingredient: Cheese

Yield: 8-10 servings

Photo and Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.


  • 1-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 c.  heavy cream
  • 2 ounces (1/2 stick) butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tbsp. adobo liquid from canned chile chipotles in adobo sauce or to taste
  • 2 cups  Asiago cheese, shredded
  • 1-1/4 cups  (about 8 oz.) Limburger cheese, crumbled
  • 2 cups pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups smoked Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 c. pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds), toasted, optional


  • Corn chips
  • Fried corn tortilla wedges
  • Boiled potato skewers
  • Chorizo skewers
  • Cubed pepper bread


  1. In a heavy sauce pan, scald milk and cream (heated just below 212º F boiling point).
  2. Melt butter in a seperate heavy 2-quart saucepan. Whisk in flour and cook over low heat for about 2 to 3 minutes, being careful not to scorch. Gradually add milk and cream to flour mixture, stirring until smooth. Over low heat, begin adding cheese, blending until smooth before adding additional. Pour into fondue pot or serve in holllowed-out pumpkin for special touch. Sprinkle with pepitas. For dipping, choose corn chips, fried corn tortilla wedges, boiled potato skewers, chorizo skewers or cubed rustic pepper bread.


Black Creek®  Double Smoked Cheddar Cheese

Black Creek® Cheddar cheeses are conscientiously cultivated under the watchful eye of a Certified Master Cheesemaker. Black Creek® Double Smoked Cheddar Cheese is naturally aged to produce a distinctive flavor profile that’s rich and creamy with a pleasant sharpness. After careful aging, the cheese is then smoked twice to impart a robustly smoky flavor.

Black Creek®  Cheddar Cheese with Parmesan Notes

Our award-winning Black Creek® Cheddar Cheese with Parmesan Notes is a smooth, creamy Cheddar cheese carefully blended with deliciously subtle notes of nutty Parmesan to create mouthwatering matrimony. The mix of Cheddar and Parmesan flavors makes this cheese perfect for flavorful grilled cheese sandwiches, rich macaroni and cheeses and decadent cheeseboards. Pair it with fruity whites and reds or Ales to enhance the complex flavors of this dynamic blend.

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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