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Deep-Fried Cheese Bites

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min./batch

Makes

12 servings

These beer-battered cheese curds are the ultimate in delicious comfort food. Some folks like to serve them with ranch dressing, ketchup or barbecue sauce for dipping. —Katie Rose, Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Deep-Fried Cheese Bites Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 pound cheese curds or cubed cheddar cheese
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 1 cup beer

Directions

  1. Place 1/4 cup flour in a shallow dish. Add cheese curds, a few pieces at a time, and turn to coat.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk beer and remaining flour. Dip cheese curds, a few at a time, into batter and fry for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 257 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 235mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 11g protein.

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