Beer Cheese Spread

The alcohol in the beer boils away, but the flavor remains to work its magic in this sharp-flavored cheese spread.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

8
oz. (2 cups) finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2
teaspoon hot honey mustard or Dijon mustard
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
garlic clove, minced
1/3
cup beer
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, softened

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  • 1 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine cheese, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, ground red pepper and garlic.
  • 2 Bring beer just to a boil in small saucepan. Pour over cheese mixture in processor; process 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or just until smooth. Add margarine; process until blended. Spoon into serving bowl. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 3 For easier spreading, let cheese spread stand at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before serving. Serve with assorted crackers.
  • 1 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine cheese, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, ground red pepper and garlic.
  • 2 Bring beer just to a boil in small saucepan. Pour over cheese mixture in processor; process 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or just until smooth. Add margarine; process until blended. Spoon into serving bowl. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 3 For easier spreading, let cheese spread stand at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before serving. Serve with assorted crackers.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.