Old Style Cheese Dip

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.

Serve hot. 

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!


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