This Old Style Cheddar cheese dip is irresistible! We love to dunk a soft pretzel in the dip, or even use it as the base of a mac and cheese recipe.
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp all purpose flour
2 cups whole milk
6-8oz block of Old Style Cheddar (shredded)
2 tbsp Frank’s hot sauce
1/4 tsp mustard powder
1/8 tsp cayenne
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
Salt/pepper to taste
Melt butter until frothy but not browned. Add flour and whisk constantly until raw flour flavor is cooked out (1-2min). While stirring constantly, add milk slowly to prevent lumps.
Add mustard powder, cayenne and Frank’s and keep whisking until slightly thickened. Add shredded Old Style Cheddar, a small handful at a time and whisk until smooth before adding more.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
If it’s too thick, add a little milk (1 tbsp at a time until you have desired consistency). If too thin, allow to cool slightly before serving or simply add more cheese!