Cheddar Cheese Cream Sauce



Makes 4 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes


6 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
2 large eggs


Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat; whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk, salt, and red pepper.

Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking constantly. Boil, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat, and stir in cheese until melted and blended.

Beat eggs with a fork until thick and pale. Gradually stir about one-fourth hot milk mixture into eggs; add egg mixture to remaining hot milk mixture, stirring constantly.