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Hot Cheese Dunk Recipe

Hot Cheese Dunk Recipe

Field editor Sharon Mensing, Greenfield Iowa, shares this fun and economical fondue, made with dry milk powder, cheese, chicken bouillon and garlic. It's a great dipper for veggies, pretzels and assorted crackers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese or American cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Assorted vegetables or bread cubes


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine milk powder and water; set aside. In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in flour and bouillon until blended. Add the pepper sauce and reserved milk.
  • 2. Bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheeses until melted. Serve warm with vegetables or bread. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 176 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 11 g protein.

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Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.