Cheddar-Beer Spread

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by katymae16

from The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook

Top Review by KellyMac6

I have this same cookbook and it has many recipes that I really love in it but this one was not very good. It sounds great - Cheddar and Beer, what's not to love? The taste though is very sharp, the onions don't blend in with the other flavors, and the beer leaves a sour after taste in your mouth. I was really bummed because it sounds great. Thank you for posting though!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring beer to a boil in small saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 1 minute. Transfer to a small bowl and cool to room temperature.
  2. Process cheddar, onion, ketchup, mustard, worcestershire, tabasco, and garlic in a food processor till very smooth, about 1 1/2 minutes.
  3. With the machine running, slowly drizzle in the beer and process till mixture is smooth, about 1 minute.
  4. Transfer to a bowl, cover tightly with plastic wrap, and refrigerate till firm, about 2 hours.
  5. Can be refrigerated, wrapped good and tight, for up to 1 week.

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