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Deep-Fried Cheese Bites


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


  • 1. Place 1/4 cup flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add cheese curds, a few pieces at a time, and shake 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.


Average Rating: 3.5
  • donna511
    Oct 18, 2019
    Can these be done in an air fryer?
  • SandraMcClure
    Nov 21, 2014

    Tried this with pepper jack cheese. Good recipe but definitely need to freeze the cheese before frying.

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