appetizer

Wisconsin Brat & Beer Cheese Dip

Beer. Brats. Cheese. You’ll be a game day hero when you combine all three in this Wisconsin-inspired dip. Creamy, warm and loaded with Cheddar cheese and cheese curds, it’s best enjoyed with soft pretzel dunkers and a cold beer.

15m
PREP TIME
25m
COOK TIME
154
CALORIES
9
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 18 Servings

  • 1 pound bratwurst sausages, casing removed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup beer, such as Miller® (headquartered in Milwaukee)
  • 1 package McCormick® Pork Gravy Mix
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup cheese curds or shredded white Cheddar cheese

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook and crumble sausage in large skillet on medium-high heat until browned. Drain fat. Remove from skillet. Set aside.
  • 2 Melt butter in same large skillet on medium heat. Sprinkle with flour. Cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk, beer and Gravy Mix with whisk until smooth. Stirring constantly, bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken. Gradually stir in shredded cheese until melted and smooth. Stir in cooked sausage. Spoon into 9-inch glass pie plate. Sprinkle with cheese curds.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with soft pretzel bites or pretzel chips.

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