Cheddar Beer Dip

  • Recipe courtesy of Julie Love, Silver Tier Prize Winner in the 2015 Black Creek® “Everything's Better with Cheddar” recipe contest
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook:20
  • Yield: 6 cups

    Ingredients

  • 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

    Directions

  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, and sauté until the onion begins to soften.
  • Add sausage until it is cooked through, about 8-10 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Transfer mixture to a fondue pot and serve with pretzel sticks.