Beer and Cheese Dip

All You NOVEMBER 2007

  • Yield: 4 cups
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.68


  • 3 (5 oz.) jars sharp cheese spread, such as Kraft Old
  • English Cheese, at room temperature
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 drops hot sauce
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup dark beer, heated and cooled, plus extra if needed
  • 1 loaf mini pumpernickel bread slices, optional
  • Assorted crudités, optional


Blend cheese spread, cream cheese, blue cheese, garlic, hot sauce, onion and butter in a food processor. Mix in 1/4 cup beer. Add more beer if necessary, a few tablespoons at a time, until dip reaches dip consistency. Pour into a bowl, cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with bread slices and crudités for dipping.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 159
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated fat: 9g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 2g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 44mg
  • Sodium: 434mg

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