Cheddar Fondue Recipe
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Cheddar Fondue Recipe

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"This cheesy blend, sparked with mustard and Worcestershire sauce, is yummy," relates field editor Norene Wright of Manilla, Indiana.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 20 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Bread cubes, ham cubes, bite-size sausage and or broccoli florets

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 77 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour, salt if desired, mustard, pepper and Worcestershire sauce until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Add the cheese; cook and stir until cheese is melted.
  2. Transfer to a fondue pot or 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker; keep warm. Serve with bread, ham, sausage and/or broccoli. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Cheddar Fondue in Taste of Home December/January 2001, p18

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AngelPuppy User ID: 7059388 75791
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2013

"This is the first recipe we made in our new electric fondue pot. We bought a high quality cheese and bread for dipping. Wonderful!"

tigres52 User ID: 5098817 29645
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2012

"It was a little bland for me. I think I will try a different recipe..."

mnccaleb User ID: 4255057 34267
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"Good recipe, not amazing though. Was too thick - I had to thin it quite a bit with milk. Wouldn't say it was 20 servings, would need quite a bit more than that if you even had 6 people!"

larissabarrett User ID: 4063797 204019
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2010

"not stringy, not greasy. very tasty!!"

suzettemarch User ID: 4297288 70899
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2009

"I am Suzette March from Las Vegas, Nv. I was so excited to try you Cheddar Fondue Recipe and all my neighbors loved it. I plan to make it for Halloween and Christmas. Again, thankyou, I remain."

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