Want an easy recipe to wow your guests this week-end?  You buy the ingredients, mix and melt and give THEM the responsibility of getting the beer cheese on their favorite dipping snack!  It's a another Taste of Home favorite recipe for the box.


•4 cups (16 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

•1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

•1 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer

•3 garlic cloves, minced

•1-1/2 teaspoons ground mustard

•1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

•Pretzel dipping sticks and sliced smoked sausage


•In a large bowl, combine cheese and flour. In a small saucepan, heat the beer, garlic, mustard and pepper over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan.

• Reduce heat to medium-low; add a handful of cheese mixture. Stir constantly, using a figure-eight motion, until almost completely melted. Continue adding cheese, one handful at a time, allowing cheese to almost completely melt between additions. Keep warm. Serve with pretzels and sausage. Yield: 2 cups.

Have double the ingredients on hand, in case you need to make more!!!  Enjoy!